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1993 GCC Debates Global Warming Policy News Release

This 1993 document is a letter from John Shlaes, Executive Director of the Global Climate Coalition (GCC). The GCC was an industry-funded organization that 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. Addressed as, […]

2014 Western States Petroleum Association climate deception campaign

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 […]

2003 ICCP Climate Change Meeting Minutes

This document summarizes an International Climate Change Partnership (ICCP) meeting held on March 20, 2003. It was prepared by the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM), a member organization of the ICCP, and circulated to its Environment and Energy Subcommittee. It was submitted during discovery in Green Mtn. Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Jeep v. Crombie and […]

2003 ICCP Climate Legislation Updates

These updates were written following an International Climate Change Partnership (ICCP) meeting held on January 15, 2003. The “[h]andouts included summaries of the McCain/Leiberman and Jeffords/Daschle climate change bills and a side-by-side comparison with the climate change provisions of last year’s energy bill and the Administration’s program.” It shows that the ICCP maintained regular contact […]

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 […]

1999 GCC Statement on Ford Withdrawal from Coalition

This document is a December 6, 1999 statement from the Global Climate Coalition regarding the departure of Ford Motor Company from the organization. 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. […]

1999 GCC Climate Watch Brief Vol. 5 Issue 28

This document is the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) September 1999 Climate Watch Brief (Volume 5 Issue 28). The briefs were a part of GCC’s larger mission to oppose greenhouse gas regulations and contest the scientific validity of anthropogenic climate change through direct engagement and collaboration with affiliated climate deniers. Its membership spanned across the automotive, […]

1999 GCC Members and State Leaders Climate Legislation and NAM Panel Memo

This 1999 Global Climate Coalition (GCC) memo detailed the contents of the Murkowski/Hagel bill and upcoming National Association of Manufacturers panel on voluntary greenhouse gas mitigation. 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, […]

1999 GCC “Insurance study on global warming impact” Backgrounder

In this 1999 memo the Global Climate Coalition (GCC) tried to alert the media to a recent study doubting the detrimental effects of climate change. In the attached article, Global Warming Poses Insurers Little Risk, a representative from the American Insurance Association is quoted as saying, “climate change does not pose a threat to the […]

1998 to 1999 GCC Climate Kyoto Economic Impact Analysis

These preserved webpages and press releases reflect the Global Climate Coalition’s stance on the projected economic impact of the Kyoto Protocol. 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. Starting in […]


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