Tag Archives: 1997

1997 GCC IRS 990

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) Internal Revenue Service Form 990 filing reflects the 1997 tax 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 the automotive, utility, manufacturing, petroleum, and mining industries. The filing shows $1,684,212 in membership dues. […]

1997 Western Fuels Association Annual Report

In its 1997 annual report, the Western Fuels Association (WFA) attacked efforts to impose regulations on fossil fuel combustion and defended its campaigns to influence the climate change debate through lobbying and public “grassroots” activism. Written in the midst of the Kyoto protocol, this report condemned the Clinton Administration for accepting climate science and attempting […]

1997 Report on Exxon’s Financial Contributions

This 1997 Dimensions document contains the Exxon Education Fund’s charitable 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 conducting scientific research and promoting public policy, including a $95,000 grant […]