May 25, 2017 Articles

Villainy: The ExxonMobil Story

How does one create a compelling storyline to galvanize the masses? To change behavior? Why, create a villain.

By Jane E. Montgomery – May 25, 2017

How does one create a compelling story line to galvanize the masses? To change behavior? Why, create a villain.

Frustrated by the slow pace of the federal government in addressing climate change, climate activists took a page from the tobacco playbook and created a villain to bring attention to the issue of noncompliance with disclosure laws relating to climate risks and opportunities. 

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