Tag Archives: 1997

1997 GCC Coordinating Spokespeople Against Kyoto

This November 1997 memo to the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) “Coordinating Council Participants and State Leaders” was sent by former lobbyist Susan Moya regarding coordination of an astroturf campaign. 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, […]

1997 Global Climate Coalition NYT Advertisements

These Global Climate Coalition (GCC) advertisements were placed in the New York Times  during the negotiation process of the Kyoto Protocol. These ads were preserved on PolluterWatch. 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, […]

1997 Mobil’s Global Climate Change Brochure

Mobil Chairman, President, and CEO, Lucio Noto, releases the company’s brochure on global climate change. Language in the brochure is similar to a November 1997 document prepared by Mobil’s General Manager of Government Relations, Anthony Corso. The brochure emphasizes that manmade carbon dioxide emissions account for 3% of total carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere, and […]

1997 Exxon’s Lee Raymond Speech at World Petroleum Congress

October 13, 1997, Exxon Corporation’s Lee Raymond, chairman and CEO, spoke at the World Petroleum Congress in Beijing, China. Lee Raymond was speaking two months in advance of the Third Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 3), in Kyoto, Japan. Lee Raymond said that there are parties asking for binding agreements to cut the use of […]

1997 AIAM Priority Agenda Status Report

The 1997 “Status Report” summarized key agenda items for the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM), noting the group’s progress on emissions mandates, harmonizing “international safety and emission standards,” and its membership status in the Global Climate Coalition (GCC). It was submitted during discovery in Green Mtn. Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Jeep v. Crombie and Central […]

1997 GCC Climate Watch Brief Vol. 5 Issue 3

This document is the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) September 1997 Climate Watch Brief (Volume 5 Issue 3). 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, […]

1997 GCC Climate Watch Brief Vol. 5 Issue 4

This document is the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) Fall 1997 Climate Watch Brief (Volume 5 Issue 4). 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, […]

1997 GCC White House Meeting and STAC Conference Call

This document reflects the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) Science and Technology Assessment Committee (STAC) July 1997 conference call and meeting at the White House. It was submitted, along with other GCC documents, during discovery in Green Mtn. Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Jeep v. Crombie and Central Valley Chrysler-Jeep, Inc. v. Witherspoon. I. Conference Call Summary The […]

1997 E&P Forum Position Paper on Sustainable Development in Oil and Gas Industry

This document is a position paper on sustainable development in the oil and gas industry, written by the Sustainable Development Task Force of the Oil Industry International Exploration and Production Forum (E&P Forum) which became the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) in 1999. The E&P Forum was founded in 1974 as an […]

1997 Climate Change Debate between Patrick Michaels and Alan Robock

This is the transcript of a moderated debate between Alan Robock, a climatologist from the University of Maryland and Patrick Michaels, a climate change skeptic with long standing financial ties to the fossil fuel industry. The topic of the debate was “Must We Act Now To Avert a Climate Catastrophe?” and was part of a […]