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2014 Fred Singer “Merchants of Doubt” Emails

This is a leaked email from climate denialist Fred Singer to bloggers, scientists, peers, and public relations experts regarding the release of the documentary “Merchants of Doubt,” which profiles Singer (along with many of the people to whom he sent this email) as part of the network of climate change denial and legislative delay on […]

1998 American Petroleum Institute Global Climate Science Communications Team Action Plan

April 1998, American Petroleum Institute’s secret plan was leaked – the Global Climate Science Communications Plan. The plan was created just months after the Kyoto Protocol was signed in December 1997. It was developed by representatives from Exxon (specifically Randy Randol), Chevron, Southern Company and representatives from conservative and libertarian organizations. The plan includes a multimillion dollar, […]

1997 Climate Change Debate between Patrick Michaels and Alan Robock

This is the transcript of a moderated debate between Alan Robock, a climatologist from the University of Maryland and Patrick Michaels, a climate change skeptic with long standing financial ties to the fossil fuel industry. The topic of the debate was “Must We Act Now To Avert a Climate Catastrophe?” and was part of a […]

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 3

This document is the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) March 1994 Climate Watch Bulletin (Volume 2 Issue 3). 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, […]

1994 Nightline Special “Is Science for Sale?”

On February 24th, 1994, ABC’s Nightline aired a news segment titled, “Is Science for Sale?” Its host, Ted Koppel, explained the piece was prompted by a conversation with then Vice President Al Gore. The segment features many prominent climate change deniers including: Fred Singer of the Science and Environmental Policy Project, Ron Arnold of the […]

1994 GCC Board Member List and Background Information

From the private collection of Nicky Sundt, a Washington-based climate change science, policy and communications expert, this document is a packet of various Global Climate Coalition (GCC) materials titled, “Background Information on the Global Climate Coalition.” The packet includes an overview of the GCC, a membership list, and six different “Backgrounder” and “News Release” publications […]

1993 GCC Climate Watch Bulletin Vol. 1 Issue 7

This document is the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) June 1993 Climate Watch Bulletin (Volume 1 Issue 7). 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, […]

1993 GCC Climate Watch Bulletin Vol. 1 Issue 5

This document is the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) April 1993 Climate Watch Bulletin (Volume 1 Issue 5). 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, […]

Western Fuels Association, Climate Denial

1993 Western Fuels Association Annual Report

In this segment of the Western Fuels Association’s (WFA) 1993 annual report, WFA recounts the beginning of its relationship with climate deniers including Patrick Michaels, Robert Balling and Fred Singer. It states that as part of a “first step” by WFA management, “scientists were found” who were “skeptical about much of what seemed generally accepted […]