The Washington Post writes that Big Oil is seeing the writing on the wall: "top executives at many of the nation's largest energy companies have accepted the scientific consensus about climate change and see federal regulation to cut greenhouse gas emissions as inevitable."
The article mentions shifts at many of the a few of the top energy companies - Shell, Duke Energy, and even the biggest of them all: "Exxon Mobil Corp., the highest-profile corporate skeptic about global warming, said in September that it was considering ending its funding of a think tank that has sought to cast doubts on climate change." With money starting to dry up, maybe those scientists who argue against global warming will as well.
Maybe the tide is starting to turn and we will see real leadership on this issue coming out of Washington!
Read the article here: Energy Firms Come to Terms With Climate Change