This video is part of John Stossel’s “Green Tyranny” series. Green Tyranny originally aired on Fox until Stossel began working with the Koch-funded Reason Foundation. Stossel was a host on Fox Business before switching to YouTube as his primary media platform. The Green Tyranny series is comprised of short videos that focus on a […]
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This 2014 document contains a presentation given by the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA). The presentation begins by painting environmentalists and the climate change movement as bringing about, “the worst of times” for the fossil fuel industry. The presentation then details WSPA’s various campaigns and coalitions focused on “respond[ing] to aggressive anti-oil initiatives in the West” and “provid[ing] an opportunity for the […]
This is a leaked email from climate denialist Fred Singer to bloggers, scientists, peers, and public relations experts regarding the release of the documentary “Merchants of Doubt,” which profiles Singer (along with many of the people to whom he sent this email) as part of the network of climate change denial and legislative delay on […]
This unofficial “addendum” to the assessment by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (now the Global Change Research Program) on “Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States” was published by the Cato Institute in 2012. The Cato report was designed to be nearly identical to the government’s report, but the content is contradictory and […]
This is an excerpt of a 2010 CNN interview with Cato Institute’s Director of Center for the Study of Science, Patrick Michaels. The interview reflects his admission that roughly 40% of his research funding came from the oil industry. Zakaria: Let me ask you what people wonder about you, about advocates like you. you know, […]
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In February 2009, Patrick Michaels appeared before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment to testify on “The Climate Crisis: National Security, Public Health, and Economic Threats.” He submitted a CV to the subcommittee which came under scrutiny for its omissions regarding Michaels’ financial and professional history with the fossil fuel industry. It also omits experience […]
This is the transcript of an hour-long “special report” edition of Glenn Beck’s Headline News show on CNN, aired May 2, 2007 and titled “Exposed: The Climate of Fear.” The show, which Beck proclaimed would present “the other side of the climate debate,” features many prominent industry-funded climate skeptics such as Patrick Michaels, John Christy, […]
Ken Cohen, ExxonMobil Vice President of Public Affairs writes a letter on September 25, 2006 to the Royal Society responding to criticism and detailing the company’s history of involvement in climate change policy. Share this post on your feed Twitter Facebook Google+
2006 Intermountain Rural Electric Association (IREA) Internal Memo on Carbon Taxes and Climate Alarmism
This is a 2006 memo from Stanley R. Lewandowski, Jr., General Manager of Intermountain Rural Electric Association (IREA), an electric distribution cooperative in Colorado which has directly and indirectly promoted climate skepticism. In the memo, Lewandowski fears the damage that a potential carbon tax would have on coal-fired power plants, from which IREA gets most of […]