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2001 ExxonMobil’s Randol Memo to White House on IPCC Team

This February 6, 2001 fax and memorandum was sent to John Howard at the White House Center for Environmental Quality from Exxon lobbyist Randy Randol. The memo makes recommendations for changing the U.S. team working on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Third Assessment while arguing for a delay to the proceedings themselves. The […]

GCC and Christy: “Is It Hotter Than Ever?” Backgrounder

This Global Climate Coalition “Backgrounder” promotes the work of climate denier John Christy. The 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. This document argues that “extreme events are ‘misleading’ as indicators of […]

1998 GCC Kyoto Protocol Brochure

This document is a brochure published by the Global Climate Coalition (GCC). The GCC was an industry-funded organization that 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. In this brochure, the GCC attacked the […]

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 […]

GCC “The Challenge to Policy Makers”

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) document covered the organization’s position on three categories related to climate change: “The Science,” “The Economics,” and “The Politics.” Challenging climate change science, the document attacks climate models. It also cites climate denier John Christy’s as providing evidence of a “cooling trend, not warming” of global temperatures.  In addition to […]

1995 GCC Climate Watch Bulletin Vol. 3 Issue 4

This document is the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) 1995 March/April Climate Watch Bulletin. The bulletins generally updated readers on climate change policy and science developments. 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 […]

1995 GCC and Accu-Weather Draft Report “Changing Weather? Facts and Fallacies about Climate Change” and Supplemental Attachments

From the private collection of Nicky Sundt, a Washington-based climate change science, policy and communications expert, this 1995 pre-publication draft report and its corresponding attachments were prepared by Accu-Weather, Inc. for the Global Climate Coalition (GCC). The report, titled “Changing Weather? Facts and Fallacies about Climate Change,” emphasized uncertainty in climate change science while promoting […]

1994 GCC Climate Watch Bulletin Vol. 2 Issue 1

This document is the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) December 1993 to January 1994 Climate Watch Bulletin (Volume 2 Issue 1). 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 […]

1994 (ca.) GCC “It’s Cooler Than You Think”

This Global Climate Coalition document provides talking points to rebut growing public concern over global warming. 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 relied heavily on the idea […]

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, […]