Tag Archives: global climate coalition

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, […]

2000 “GCC Urges Budget Focus on Science, Voluntary Programs, New Technologies” News Release

This 2000 Global Climate Coalition (GCC) press release, preserved on the Internet Archive, shows the GCC encouraging voluntary emissions reduction regimes and emphasizing climate change science discrepancies that were later debunked. 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 GCC Statement on DaimlerChrysler Membership

This document is a 2000 statement from the Global Climate Coalition (GCC) regarding the departure of DaimlerChrysler from its membership. 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 called […]

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. […]

1999 GCC “FYI Re: COP 5 Preview for Media”

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) memo titled “Preview for Media” covered the 1999 Conference of the Parties (COP) 5 climate conference, in Bonn, Germany. 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 […]

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 […]

1999 GCC Climate Watch Brief Vol. 5 Issue 28

This document is the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) September 1999 Climate Watch Brief (Volume 5 Issue 28). The briefs 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, […]

1999 GCC Members and State Leaders Climate Legislation and NAM Panel Memo

This 1999 Global Climate Coalition (GCC) memo detailed the contents of the Murkowski/Hagel bill and upcoming National Association of Manufacturers panel on voluntary greenhouse gas mitigation. 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, […]

1999 GCC “Insurance study on global warming impact” Backgrounder

In this 1999 memo the Global Climate Coalition (GCC) tried to alert the media to a recent study doubting the detrimental effects of climate change. In the attached article, Global Warming Poses Insurers Little Risk, a representative from the American Insurance Association is quoted as saying, “climate change does not pose a threat to the […]