Tag Archives: global climate coalition

2014 Email from Leonard Bernstein to the Institute of Applied and Professional Ethics

An email from Lenny Bernstein, ExxonMobil Chemical Engineer to the Director of the Ohio University Institute of Applied and Professional Ethics that discuses how Exxon was aware of climate change fueled by the fossil fuel industry back in 1981. In his email, Bernstein refers to a giant natural gas field in Indonesia that ExxonMobil did […]

2003 ICCP Climate Change Meeting Minutes

This document summarizes an International Climate Change Partnership (ICCP) meeting held on March 20, 2003. It was prepared by the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM), a member organization of the ICCP, and circulated to its Environment and Energy Subcommittee. It was submitted during discovery in Green Mtn. Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Jeep v. Crombie and […]

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 […]

1999 GCC Statement on Ford Withdrawal from Coalition

This document is a December 6, 1999 statement from the Global Climate Coalition regarding the departure of Ford Motor Company from the organization. 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. […]

1997 AIAM Priority Agenda Status Report

The 1997 “Status Report” summarized key agenda items for the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM), noting the group’s progress on emissions mandates, harmonizing “international safety and emission standards,” and its membership status in the Global Climate Coalition (GCC). It was submitted during discovery in Green Mtn. Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Jeep v. Crombie and Central […]