Letter from the Bob Ward at the Royal Society to Nick Thomas, Director of Corporate Affairs of Esso UK Limited discussing misleading messages about the science of climate change from Exxon and Exxon-funded organization.
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 […]
2006 Invitation for “Strategic Discussion Regarding the Clean Air Act” Sponsored by Heartland Institute
This memo outlines an invitation from the Heartland Institute to discuss “public policy challenges related to the Clean Air Act.”
This document contains ExxonMobil’s 2006 tax returns.
This is a 2006 confidential report “What (not) to expect from nuclear power” by Shell Global Solutions International BV (“Shell”). This document is a part of a larger collection discovered by Jelmer Mommers of De Correspondent in a trove of internal Shell documents. Since “global issues like energy security an climate change call for different […]
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 […]
The following series of emails ranging from March 31 to August 1, 2003 follows employees of the free-market, “public policy group” Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) in their efforts to change climate-related language in the Energy Policy Act of 2003. The majority of the organization’s outreach is led by then Director of Global Warming Policy at […]
This ExxonMobil climate and energy public relations op ed series from 2003 features articles submitted to news publications including “Building the energy future, “A look back at a look ahead,” “Bridging to the automotive future,” “Building a more energy efficient world,” and “Energy Beyond 2020.” These articles paint oil and gas as the only reliable […]
2002 US Global Climate Change Program Scientist Michael MacCracken Letter to ExxonMobil’s Lee Raymond
September 26, 2002 Retiring Senior Scientist for the Office of the U. S. Global Change Research Program, Michael MacCracken writes a letter to ExxonMobil’s Lee Raymond in response to criticism of the National Assessment and U.S. climate science in ExxonMobil advertising as well as the ExxonMobil fax from on February 6, 2001 from Randy Randol […]
2002 ExxonMobil Lobbyist Randy Randol Memorandum to White House on Approach to Climate Change Research
This document is a fax, dated March 22, 2002 from ExxonMobil’s Randy Randol to Phillip Cooney of the Bush Council on Environmental Quality. Attached is a cover letter from Exxon’s Brian Flannery describing his scientific expertise, work with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and outline of ExxonMobil’s recommendations.