Tag Archives: 1994

1994 Shell Report “The Enhanced Greenhouse Effect – A review of scientific aspects”

In December 1994, Royal Dutch Shell’s (“Shell”) Environmental Advisor, Peter Langcake published a scientific update titled “The Enhanced Greenhouse Effect: A review of the Scientific Aspects.” Unearthed by Jelmer Mommers from journalism platform De Correspondent in a trove of internal Shell documents, this report outlined the company’s “major developments in scientific understanding and the implications […]

1994 TASSC Newsletter “The Catalyst”

This is a 1994 newsletter from The Advancement of Sound Science Coalition (TASSC), an industry-funded front group created in 1993 to create doubt about the health and environmental risks of tobacco. The group was a front for Philip Morris, the world’s largest tobacco company which controls about half of the U.S. tobacco market. This issue […]

1994 Nightline Special “Is Science for Sale?”

On February 24th, 1994, ABC’s Nightline aired a news segment titled, “Is Science for Sale?” Its host, Ted Koppel, explained the piece was prompted by a conversation with then Vice President Al Gore. The segment features many prominent climate change deniers including: Fred Singer of the Science and Environmental Policy Project, Ron Arnold of the […]

1994 Report on Exxon’s Financial Contributions

This 1994 document contains Exxon’s financial contributions for the year. The report details Exxon’s contributions to a variety of sectors, including the environment, public information and policy research, and education. The report states that Exxon’s environmental contributions were designated for fostering scientific research on environmental issues. The report also shows that Exxon contributed to MIT to […]

1994 Mobil Media Op-Ed Recommendations with DDB Needham Worldwide Advertising

This 1994 document, published by advertising firm DDB Needham Worldwide, contains a media recommendation from Mobil’s Public Affairs department regarding potential advertising and media campaigns with several national and regional news publications, magazines, and periodicals. The document also contains an example of a Mobil advertisement published in Time magazine in 1993. The document shares Mobil’s “Media […]