Environmental protestors outside the BP meeting at the Excel Centre, London, on April 16, 2015 (Image; Rex Features via AP Images/Associated Press)

In historic move, BP’s shareholders adopt global warming resolution

BP’s shareholders overwhelmingly supported a resolution on Thursday that would force the company to disclose some of its climate change-related risks. The shareholder vote was extraordinarily lopsided, with about 98% of shareholders approving the resolution, which had the backing of BP’s chairman, Carl-Henric Svanberg. The embrace of the climate change resolution is being called a