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2015 FOIA request revealing Exxon funding of Smithsonian climate researcher Soon

This document reveals that Exxon Mobil funded Wei-Hock Soon, a part-time researcher at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass. A 2015 Freedom of Information Act request revealed that Soon received funding from fossil-fuel interests but he subsequently failed to disclose in a string of scientific papers. The document shows that Exxon contributed $55,000 to Soon […]

2008 financial contributions from Exxon to Dr. Willie Soon

This compilation of documents contains contracts and correspondence related to scientist Wei Hock “Willie” Soon, his climate change research and his relationship with the corporate oil industry. Willie Soon’s climate change research has been consistently cited by parties seeking to doubt the human effect on climate change. Coincidentally, documents reveal that Soon received massive funding from the oil industry, especially Exxon, in relation to […]

2006 report on ExxonMobil’s Worldwide Giving

This 2006 document contains a list of all of ExxonMobil’s financial contributions related to public information and policy research for the year. Overall, ExxonMobil contributed approximately $6.5 million. Notable contributions include: American Enterprise Institute ($240,000), American Legislative Exchange Council ($86,000), Cato Institute ($20,000) and the Frontiers of Freedom Institute ($180,000).   Share this post on […]

Report on Exxon’s 1998 Financial Contributions

This 1998 document contains Exxon’s financial 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 shows that Exxon contributed to a variety of organizations, including the American Enterprise Institute and the Environmental Literacy Council. The document reveals that Exxon […]

Report on Exxon’s 1997 Financial Contributions

This 1997 document contains Exxon’s financial 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. The report also shows that Exxon contributed to […]

Mobil’s 1995 Statement of Grants

This 1995 document contains a listing of all of the organizations funded by Mobil that year. The document shows that Mobil contributed to a variety of different educational and civic organizations. Notable contributions including the Environmental Education Foundation of Florida, Inc. and the Carnegie Institution. The document also shows that Mobil contributed almost $500,000 to health […]

Mobil Foundation 1995 Statement of Grants

This 1995 document is a financial statement detailing Mobil’s grants throughout the year. The statement shows that Mobil granted money to a variety of educational and civic organizations, including the University of Delaware, MIT and Woods Hole. The statement shows that Mobil distributed over $9 million in grant money in 1995.   Share this post on your […]

Report on Exxon’s 1995 Financial Contributions

This 1995 document contains Exxon’s financial 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. Share this post on your feed Twitter Facebook Google+

Report on Exxon’s 1994 Financial Contributions

This 1994 document contains Exxon’s financial 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 fostering scientific research on environmental issues. The report also shows that Exxon contributed to MIT to […]