Oil companies pledge support for Paris climate deal

the U.S. oil giant Exxon is mysteriously missing. 

"In a statement Friday, the CEOs of BP, Shell, Saudi Aramco, Total, Repsol, Statoil, Eni, Petroelos Mexicanos, Reliance Industries and BG Group said they recognize greenhouse gas emissions trends are inconsistent with the ambition to keep warming below a level many consider dangerous."

This could be the beginning of some traction in what's clearly one of the scourges of humanity's future.