Tag Archives: information council on the environment

GCC “Biographical Profile: John B. Shlaes” Backgrounder

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) backgrounder and corresponding biography reflect GCC Executive Director John Shlaes’ career. 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. Shlaes was appointed to the position in […]

1993 GCC Clinton Administration’s Climate Mitigation News Release and Attachments

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) news release covered forthcoming Clinton Administration moves to address climate change. 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 wrote, “[t]he White House is […]

1991 CATO Climate Denial Conference Flyer and Schedule

This is an advertisement and schedule for a 1991 Cato Institute Conference titled “Global Environmental Crises: Science or Politics?”. The conference was a preemptive gathering before the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro. Cato worried the upcoming Rio conference was a sign of “marching toward a new world order […]

1991 Information Council on the Environment Test Denial Campaign Plan and Survey

This entry contains two documents generated in early 1991 for the Information Council on the Environment or ICE. The first document is a “Test Market Proposal” for ICE that outlines a a half a million dollar campaign of “awareness” targeted in test media markets. ICE is a project sponsored by the utility trade group Edison […]

Western Fuels Association, Climate Denial

1991 Western Fuels Association Annual Report

In this section of the Western Fuel Association’s (WFA) 1991 annual report, CEO Fred Palmer and Board of Directors President Stan Bazant discussed how the coal industry should address climate change. The two leaders warned of the “huge potential impact of a lopsided global warming debate on coal-based utilities” and defended their efforts to challenge […]