Tag Archives: extreme weather

1999 GCC “FYI Re: Hurricanes”

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) “FYI” document was sent to “Communicators Interested in Global Climate Issues” by Frank Maisano. The short document dismisses any correlation between hurricanes and global warming. It states: “As millions of people flee Hurricane Floyd, many climate activists have again suggested-despite the facts- that hurricanes and global warming are connected. A […]

Western Fuels Association, The Greening of Planet Earth, Climate Change

1998 Western Fuels Association “The Greening of Planet Earth Continues”

This is a transcript of the short film “The Greening of Planet Earth Continues” released by the Greening Earth Society, as a follow-up to the 1992 film titled “The Greening of Planet Earth.” The Greening Earth Society was a non-profit front group created by the Western Fuels Association to advocate about the environmental impact of CO2 and fossil fuels […]

GCC and Christy: “Is It Hotter Than Ever?” Backgrounder

This Global Climate Coalition “Backgrounder” promotes the work of climate denier John Christy. The 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. This document argues that “extreme events are ‘misleading’ as indicators of […]

1995 GCC and Accu-Weather Draft Report “Changing Weather? Facts and Fallacies about Climate Change” and Supplemental Attachments

From the private collection of Nicky Sundt, a Washington-based climate change science, policy and communications expert, this 1995 pre-publication draft report and its corresponding attachments were prepared by Accu-Weather, Inc. for the Global Climate Coalition (GCC). The report, titled “Changing Weather? Facts and Fallacies about Climate Change,” emphasized uncertainty in climate change science while promoting […]

1995 GCC “Leading Forecasting Group Finds No Rise in Extreme Weather” News Release

This document is a February 3, 1995 News Release from the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC). The News Releases generally updated readers on climate change policy and science developments, often complimenting the GCC’s Climate Watch Bulletins. News Releases were a part of GCC’s larger mission to oppose greenhouse gas regulations and contest the scientific validity of […]

1995 GCC Climate Watch Bulletin Vol. 3 Issue 1

This document is the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) January/February 1995 Climate Watch Bulletin (Volume 3 Issue 1). The bulletins 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, […]

1995 GCC “Climate Change: Your Passport to the Facts”

From the private collection of Nicky Sundt, a Washington-based climate change science, policy and communications expert, this document is a passport sized booklet published and distributed by the Global Climate Coalition titled, “Climate Change: Your Passport To The Facts.” The GCC was an industry-funded organization that opposed greenhouse gas regulations through direct engagement and collaboration […]

1994 GCC Climate Watch Bulletin Vol. 2 Issue 8

This document is the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) September/October 1994 Climate Watch Bulletin (Volume 2 Issue 8). The bulletins 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, […]