Geoscientists take aim at ExxonMobil

EXXONMOBIL has been in the sights of environmentalists for decades, but now more than 100 geoscientists are taking up the cause, arguing that the American Geophysical Union should ditch the supermajor – one of the sector's largest employers – as a sponsor of its annual earth science conference.

A company the size of ExxonMobil, the world's largest publicly-listed oiler, can afford to shrug off most attacks, including by a small group of the world's geoscientists, but it is yet another