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BP, Shell Leaders to Face Congress Over Alleged Climate Cover-Up

  • House plans hearing on allegations of climate ‘disinformation’
  • Executives from BP, Shell to testify, company officials say
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Executives from BP Plc and Royal Dutch Shell Plc will testify before a House committee investigating allegations that oil giants misled the public about the role of fossil fuels in causing global warming. 

The hearing planned for later this month by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee follows an investigation by the panel into what it termed a “long-running, industry wide campaign” of climate disinformation.