Tag Archives: coal

2009 forged letters from coal industry to Congress

This document contains a compilation of several 2009 letters opposing the House climate change bill that were forged by, or on behalf of, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity. The letters were part of a fraudulent correspondence scheme, led by the coal industry advocacy group, in which the industry’s lobbying arm pretended to be representatives from at […]

2003 ExxonMobil Outlook for Energy Op Ed Series

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 […]

2003 ICCP Climate Legislation Updates

These updates were written following an International Climate Change Partnership (ICCP) meeting held on January 15, 2003. The “[h]andouts included summaries of the McCain/Leiberman and Jeffords/Daschle climate change bills and a side-by-side comparison with the climate change provisions of last year’s energy bill and the Administration’s program.” It shows that the ICCP maintained regular contact […]

2001 State Department Briefing for Don Pearlman, Climate Council Meeting

This briefing was sent to Paula Dobriansky, who in 2001 was the Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs. She was also the head of delegation and the lead negotiator on US climate change policy[NN1]. The document was authored by then Acting Assistant Secretary for The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) Ken […]

2001 Ford Corporate Citizenship Report – Excerpts on Environment and Energy Issues

This 2001 Ford report addressed climate change, fuel economy, and emissions. It was sent to the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers’ (AIAM) Environment and Energy Subcommittee and was submitted during discovery in Green Mtn. Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Jeep v. Crombie and Central Valley Chrysler-Jeep, Inc. v. Witherspoon. In the section “Changing Our Approach to a […]

2000 GCC “Industry Voluntary Actions Already Important Factor”

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) press release emphasized the importance of U.S. industry’s voluntary efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It also included the list of actions industry undertook that 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 […]

2000 “Candidate Gore endorses GCC agenda” News Release

This 2000 Global Climate Coalition (GCC) press release, preserved on the Internet Archive, welcomed Candidate Al Gore’s Climate Initiative. 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 touted Gore’s […]

2000 GCC “Oil Prices an Omen for Life under Kyoto Protocol”

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) News Release attacked the Kyoto protocol and promoted “voluntary programs” to address emission reductions instead. Quoted in the release, Executive Director of the GCC, Glenn Kelly stated: “The current fuel price increases are a harbinger of things to come if a United Nations climate treaty is allowed to enter into […]

2000 GCC Announces Strategic Restructuring News Release

This 2000 Global Climate Coalition (GCC) press release, preserved on the Internet Archive, discusses the group’s change in structure – allowing only trade associations to be members. The industry-funded GCC opposed greenhouse gas regulations through direct engagement and collaboration with affiliated climate deniers from 1989 to 2002. Before this period, the GCC’s membership spanned across […]

2000 GCC Oil Prices an Omen for Life Under Kyoto Protocol

This 2000 Global Climate Coalition (GCC) press relese, preserved by the Internet Archive, questioned the economic impacts of the Kyoto Protocol by citing an increase in fuel prices. 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, […]