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2007 Transcript of Glenn Beck’s “Exposed: The Climate of Fear” on CNN

This is the transcript of an hour-long “special report” edition of Glenn Beck’s Headline News show on CNN, aired May 2, 2007 and titled “Exposed: The Climate of Fear.” The show, which Beck proclaimed would present “the other side of the climate debate,” features many prominent industry-funded climate skeptics such as Patrick Michaels, John Christy, […]

2004 Imperial Oil Report to Shareholders: 125 years of Energy Leadership

This 2004 document from Imperial Oil Ltd, the Canadian subsidiary of Exxon, is an annual report to shareholders of Imperial Oil, Ltd. This document is part of the ClimateFiles Imperial Oil document set, gleaned by DeSmog researchers from the Glenbow Imperial Oil Archive Collection. The report discusses Imperial’s growing investment in tar sands exploration and […]

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 […]

2000 “Candidate Gore endorses GCC agenda” News Release

This 2000 Global Climate Coalition (GCC) press release, preserved on the Internet Archive, welcomed Candidate Al Gore’s Climate Initiative. 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 touted Gore’s […]

2000 GCC “Oil Prices an Omen for Life under Kyoto Protocol”

This Global Climate Coalition (GCC) News Release attacked the Kyoto protocol and promoted “voluntary programs” to address emission reductions instead. Quoted in the release, Executive Director of the GCC, Glenn Kelly stated: “The current fuel price increases are a harbinger of things to come if a United Nations climate treaty is allowed to enter into […]

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 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 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, […]

1998 GCC Scientific Uncertainty Selected Quotes

This 1998 Global Climate Coalition (GCC) document was distributed at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Fourth Conference of the Parties. The document used excerpted quotes from respected climate scientists to confirm the GCC’s opposition to greenhouse gas regulations. Through direct engagement with government officials and the public, and collaboration with affiliated climate […]