A similar resolution is being introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives this week by Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), who has led the charge for a federal investigation into Exxon’s actions.

Environmental advocates applauded the announcement on Monday. Jamie Henn, communications director for 350.org, said it was “inspiring to see Senators join the movement to hold the likes of Exxon accountable for their decades of deception.”

“Big Oil robbed us of a generation’s worth of climate action, and to this day are still sowing doubt and misinformation—prioritizing profit at the expense of our climate and communities,” Henn said. “The last 14 consecutive months have been the hottest on record, making it ever more pressing for our elected officials to bring this extensive web of climate denial to light.”

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