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1976 Imperial Oil Paper on a Corrosion Mitigation Program for the Redwater Oilfield

This 1976 document from Imperial Oil Ltd, the Canadian subsidiary of Exxon, is a paper presented by employees of Esso Chemical Canada and Imperial Oil Limited regarding a program for corrosion mitigation for the Redwater oil field. This document is part of the ClimateFiles Imperial Oil document set, gleaned by DeSmog researchers from the Glenbow […]

2004 Imperial Oil Report to Shareholders: 125 years of Energy Leadership

This 2004 document from Imperial Oil Ltd, the Canadian subsidiary of Exxon, is an annual report to shareholders of Imperial Oil, Ltd. This document is part of the ClimateFiles Imperial Oil document set, gleaned by DeSmog researchers from the Glenbow Imperial Oil Archive Collection. The report discusses Imperial’s growing investment in tar sands exploration and […]

2004 ExxonMobil Advertisement New York Times

A May 12, 2004 advertisement in The New York Times wherein ExxonMobil touts its energy efficiency, reduced emissions, and investments in “energy technology” in a “socially responsible manner.” This advertisement shows the language that is used to the public to paint a proactive and sage approach to climate change by emphasizing job creation and community […]

2000 GCC “Industry Voluntary Actions Already Important Factor”

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) press release emphasized the importance of U.S. industry’s voluntary efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It also included the list of actions industry undertook that year. 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 […]

2000 GCC “Oil Prices an Omen for Life under Kyoto Protocol”

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) News Release attacked the Kyoto protocol and promoted “voluntary programs” to address emission reductions instead. Quoted in the release, Executive Director of the GCC, Glenn Kelly stated: “The current fuel price increases are a harbinger of things to come if a United Nations climate treaty is allowed to enter into […]

1999 GCC “FYI Re: COP 5 Preview for Media”

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) memo titled “Preview for Media” covered the 1999 Conference of the Parties (COP) 5 climate conference, in Bonn, Germany. 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 […]