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1991 Information Council on the Environment Climate Denial Ad Campaign

This compilation of documents contains information regarding the group Information Council on the Environment (also known as Informed Citizens for the Environment) or ICE, which was formed in 1991 to “reposition global warming as theory (not fact).” This collection reveals a public relations campaign run by Simmons advertising that tested target audiences in Fargo, ND, Flagstaff, […]

1991 Information Council on the Environment Test Denial Campaign Plan and Survey

This entry contains two documents generated in early 1991 for the Information Council on the Environment or ICE. The first document is a “Test Market Proposal” for ICE that outlines a a half a million dollar campaign of “awareness” targeted in test media markets. ICE is a project sponsored by the utility trade group Edison […]

2001 State Department Briefing for Don Pearlman, Climate Council Meeting

This briefing was sent to Paula Dobriansky, who in 2001 was the Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs. She was also the head of delegation and the lead negotiator on US climate change policy[NN1]. The document was authored by then Acting Assistant Secretary for The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) Ken […]

1998 American Legislative Exhange Council Meeting Agendas

This compilation of documents examines and details the climate change discussions and events held by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) since 1998. The first several pages document the agenda for the 25th annual meeting of ALEC in 1998. The weekend-long meeting hosted several workshops and presentations focused on highlighting the “doubts” surrounding climate change. For instance, one […]

1996 Global Climate Coalition Science and Technology January and February Meeting Materials

The Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) Science and Technology Assessment Committee’s (STAC) January 1996 meeting minutes were submitted along with other STAC papers during discovery in Green Mtn. Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Jeep v. Crombie and Central Valley Chrysler-Jeep, Inc. v. Witherspoon. Covered in part by The New York Times in 2009, the full set is available […]

GCC “Biographical Profile: John B. Shlaes” Backgrounder

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) backgrounder and corresponding biography reflect GCC Executive Director John Shlaes’ career. The industry-funded GCC opposed greenhouse gas regulations through direct engagement and collaboration with affiliated climate deniers from 1989 to 2002. Its membership spanned across the automotive, utility, manufacturing, petroleum, and mining industries. Shlaes was appointed to the position in […]

1993 GCC Clinton Administration’s Climate Mitigation News Release and Attachments

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) news release covered forthcoming Clinton Administration moves to address climate change. The industry-funded GCC opposed greenhouse gas regulations through direct engagement and collaboration with affiliated climate deniers from 1989 to 2002. Its membership spanned across the automotive, utility, manufacturing, petroleum, and mining industries. The GCC wrote, “[t]he White House is […]

1991 CATO Climate Denial Conference Flyer and Schedule

This is an advertisement and schedule for a 1991 Cato Institute Conference titled “Global Environmental Crises: Science or Politics?”. The conference was a preemptive gathering before the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro. Cato worried the upcoming Rio conference was a sign of “marching toward a new world order […]

Western Fuels Association, Climate Denial

1991 Western Fuels Association Annual Report

In this section of the Western Fuel Association’s (WFA) 1991 annual report, CEO Fred Palmer and Board of Directors President Stan Bazant discussed how the coal industry should address climate change. The two leaders warned of the “huge potential impact of a lopsided global warming debate on coal-based utilities” and defended their efforts to challenge […]

1998 GCC “Quotes about the Kyoto Protocol and EPA Implementation”

This 1998 document from the Global Climate Coalition (GCC) is a collection of quotes taken from the Congressional Record of July 23, 1998 regarding the recent negotiations of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, which was the first large-scale international agreement to commit to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The GCC was an industry-funded organization that opposed greenhouse […]


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