Richard Wiles

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Richard Wiles is an environmental activist who supports pushing litigation against energy and fossil fuel companies due to the cost of climate change. 1 Wiles oversees the Center for Climate Integrity (CCI), a project of environmental advocacy group Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development (IGSD). In addition, Wiles heads pro-climate litigation news site Climate Liability News and started the anti-fossil fuel social media campaign #ExxonKnew. 2


  1. Walrath, Spencer. “Obscure Activist Emerges As Key Player In Climate Litigation Campaign.” EnergyInDepth, August 22, 2018.
  2. #EXXONKNEW, Accessed January 17, 2020.
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