Chevron, Shell top carbon-emitting companies

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CLIMATE CHAOS. The combustion of fossil fuels like oil, gas, and coal by energy companies is largely responsible for climate change.

Chevron and Shell are in the top 10 list of corporations responsible for more than 60% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions since the Industrial Revolution. This was one of the major findings of a “groundbreaking” study by independent climate change scientist Richard Heede published last month in the scientific journal Climactic Change. The accumulation of GHG in the atmosphere causes global warming and climate change. Scientists have reached an overwhelming consensus that it is human (anthropogenic) activities like fossil fuel burning that have driven climate change.

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