Longtime ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald J. Trump's secretary of state nominee, misled the Senate Foreign Relations Committee when he presented his take on climate change during a hearing Wednesday.
During the first morning of his confirmation hearings, Tillerson was pressed for his views on global warming, after bobbing and weaving around questions focused on Exxon's past research and disinformation campaign around the topic.
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“The risk of climate change does exist and the consequences of it could be serious enough that action should be taken," Tillerson told the panel. He noted that the most disagreement concerns what those actions should be. Read more... More about Donald Trump , Secretary Of State , Senate , Politics , and Science