“This really does sum up what Exxon knew, years before many of us were born … We now have the smoking gun showing that they accurately predicted warming years before they started attacking the science. These graphs confirm the complicity of what Exxon knew and how they misled.” The only thing Exxon did better than predicting the future was lying about it. Your umpteenth reminder that we’ve known about the coming (now here) disaster for decades. The Guardian: Exxon made ‘breathtakingly’ accurate climate predictions in 1970s and 80s.