Tag Archives: 1998

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 […]

1999 Shell Report “Listening and Responding – The Profits and Principles Advertising Campaign”

Following a far-reaching bribery scandal in Nigeria, the Brent Spar debacle, and the death of activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, Shell launched an advertising campaign called “Profits & Principles.” One of many internal and hard-to-find documents unearthed by Jelmer Mommers of De Correspondent, this aspirational campaign marked a public goal that “the inwardly focused Shell must become a thing of the past.” The […]

1999 GCC “Inventory of Industry Voluntary Actions”

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) list covered voluntary actions taken by U.S. industry to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 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 GCC highlighted the importance […]

1998 “GCC Taps Hill Veteran as New Executive Director” News Release

This document is a 1998 Global Climate Coalition (GCC) News Release to announce Glenn Kelly as their new Executive Director and Eric Holdsworth as their new Deputy Director. 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 […]

1998 GCC Membership

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) reflects the groups membership for the year 1998. This document was distributed at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Fourth Conference of the Parties. 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 […]

1998 GCC Scientific Uncertainty Selected Quotes

This 1998 Global Climate Coalition (GCC) document was distributed at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Fourth Conference of the Parties. The document used excerpted quotes from respected climate scientists to confirm the GCC’s opposition to greenhouse gas regulations. Through direct engagement with government officials and the public, and collaboration with affiliated climate […]

1998 GCC “Complete Flexibility Must Be Focus of Buenos Aires Conference” News Release

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) news release covered the upcoming United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Fourth Conference of the Parties. The GCC stressed the need for flexibility and voluntary emissions reductions regimes. The industry-funded GCC opposed greenhouse gas regulations through direct engagement and collaboration with affiliated climate deniers from 1989 to 2002. Its […]

1998 ExxonMobil Pamphlet: Global Climate Change Everyone’s Debate

This pamphlet, circulated to both U.S. and international policy-makers questions whether climate change is man-made and if so, the extent of contribution of fossil fuels to the problem. Although statements in this pamphlet are partially true in that Exxon “carefully studied” the science behind climate change, it contradicts its own internal findings with early climate […]

1998 GCC “Quotes about the Kyoto Protocol and EPA Implementation”

This 1998 document from the Global Climate Coalition is a collection of quotes from the congressional record about the Kyoto Protocol and EPA implementation. 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, […]

1998 GCC Climate Watch Brief Vol. 5 Issue 16

This document is the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) April and May 1998 Climate Watch Brief (Volume 5 Issue 16). 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 […]