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An aerial image shows storage tanks at the Chevron Products Company El Segundo Refinery adjacent to a neighborhood of homes at sunset in Manhattan Beach, Calif., on Jan. 24.

Accusations of ‘greenwashing’ by big oil companies are well-founded, a new study finds

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Four major oil companies aren’t taking concrete steps to live up to their pledges to transition to clean energy, new research has found. The study, published Wednesday in the journal PLOS One, found that Chevron, ExxonMobil, BP and Shell used terms like “climate,” “low-carbon” and “transition” more frequently in recent annual… Read More

A healthcare worker prepares doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a mobile vaccination clinic at a high school in Los Angeles in August.

Pfizer Officially Asks The FDA To Authorize Its COVID Vaccine For Kids Aged 5-11

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Updated October 7, 2021 at 9:27 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Pfizer and BioNTech are officially asking the Biden administration to authorize the use of their COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. Pfizer tweeted on Thursday that the companies had submitted their formal request for Emergency Use Authorization of the vaccine to… Read More