Clinton says Justice Department should probe Exxon over climate change data

BERLIN, N.H. (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Thursday she believes the U.S. Justice Department should investigate the failure of Exxon Mobil Corp’s to disclose data related to climate change. “Yes, yes they should … there’s a lot of evidence they misled people,” Clinton said replying to a question by climate activists after a campaign event at a community college in Berlin, New Hampshire. “She immediately

No U.S. EPA carbon rule court decision until after Paris climate talks

By Lawrence Hurley and Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. federal court that will weigh whether to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan will not make a decision until after United Nations climate change talks conclude in mid-December, according to a court order issued on Thursday. The EPA’s Clean Power Plan is a key measure to help the United States meet the greenhouse gas reduction target it

Azeri leader Aliyev to affirm rule in poll, critics say vote unfair

By Nailia Bagirova BAKU (Reuters) – Azeri President Ilham Aliyev, helped by an oil-fueled economic boom, will maintain his tight hold on power with victory this weekend for his political party in polls opponents are boycotting and international rights groups say will not be fair. Azerbaijan is host to oil majors including BP, ExxonMobil and Chevron. Ilham Aliyev has consolidated power since succeeding his father and long-serving leader Heydar in