Shell predicted dangers of climate change in 1980s and knew fossil fuel industry was responsible

Authors of confidential documents envisage changes to sea level and weather 'larger than any that have occurred over the last 12,000 years'
Oil giant Shell was aware of the consequences of climate change, and the role fossil fuels were playing in it, as far back as 1988, documents unearthed by a Dutch news organisation have revealed.
They include a calculation that the oil company’s products alone were responsible for 4 per cent of total global carbon emissions in 1984.
They also predict that changes to sea levels and weather would be “larger than any that have occurred over the last 12,000 years”.
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Brexit: Nearly 20 banks have committed to Frankfurt since vote to leave EU, German officials say

Nearly 20 banks have committed to launching new European Union hubs in Frankfurt since the Brexit vote, according to German officials.
The economy minister for the state of Hesse, where Frankfurt is situated, said the city was confident it would attract more, with another 60 firms yet to decide on additional EU headquarters.
“We've got 18 entities… that have committed,” Tarek Al-Wazir said during his most recent trip to London.​
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IPOB Media and Publicity Secretary Emma Powerful: Why we’re against Ohanaeze summit on restructuring

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Zuckerberg Gets a Crash Course in Charm. Will Congress Care?

Zuckerberg Gets a Crash Course in Charm. Will Congress Care? Photo Facebook has been preparing its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, who is uncomfortable speaking in public, for a grilling by several congressional committees in the coming week. Credit Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press For Facebook, Tuesday is being seen as a kind of dreaded final exam.
That’s when Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s chief executive, will swap out his trademark gray T-shirts for a suit and tie, and embark on a two-day marathon of testimony on Capitol Hill. His goal? To apologize for Facebook’s missteps, reassure Congress that Facebook intends to stop foreign powers from using its service to meddle in American elections and detail the company’s plans to better protect its users’ privacy.
In preparation for Mr. Zuckerberg’s testimony, his first such appearance, Facebook has spent the last couple of weeks trying to transform its public image from a defiant, secretive behemoth into a contrite paragon of ..