1. STATE DEPARTMENT
Exxon's 'sordid history' on climate takes center stage today
By all accounts, Rex Tillerson is the ultimate pragmatist. It's a style many say characterized the former Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO's approach to negotiating for access to resources in countries hostile to the United States and relaxing his company's entrenched rejection of climate science. Today, Tillerson's careful approach to hot-button issues will be on display as lawmakers consider his appointment as America's next secretary of State.