The oil giant ExxonMobil has poured more than $8 million into think tanks, research institutes and public relations operations that work to influence the public perception of human-caused climate change.
Coral reefs grow, on average, 1.5cm per year. That means it takes coral 20 years for coral to creep one foot. Reef damage has long lasting consequences. Global warming is heating seas and killing reef coral at an alarming rate.