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1996 Global Climate Coalition: An Overview and Attached Reports

This November 1996 document provides an overview of the Global Climate Coalition’s (GCC) various positions on issues associated with climate change. 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. See this New […]

1993 GCC Supporting Voluntary Approach News Release

This document is a November 16, 1993 news release from the Global Climate Coalition (GCC) regarding the testimony of Jerry Jasinowski, chairman of the GCC and President of the National Association of Manufacturers, before the House Energy and Power Subcommittee. The GCC opposed greenhouse gas regulations through direct engagement and collaboration with affiliated climate deniers […]

1992 Global Climate Coalition Energy and Power Subcommittee Testimony

This document reflects Senior Vice-President of the National Association of Manufacturers and Chairman of the Board of the Global Climate Coalition Michael E. Baroody’s testimony to the United States House of Representatives’ Energy and Power subcommittee. In his testimony, Baroody made repeated statements questioning the urgency and scientific certainty of anthropogenic climate change including: “…there […]

1992 Shlaes Appointed GCC Executive Director

This document is a January 24, 1992 article published in The Energy Daily titled, “Climate Coalition’s Shlaes Seeks Major Role In Global, Domestic Greenhouse Debates.” The article covers the Global Climate Coalition and its Executive Director, John Shlaes. The industry-funded GCC opposed greenhouse gas regulations through direct engagement and collaboration with affiliated climate deniers from […]

1991 GCC Interested Parties Information

This document is a 1991 Global Climate Coalition memorandum addressed to “interested parties” from John Cohen of National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the trade association within which the GCC started. 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 […]

1989 GCC, Southern Company Solicit Meetings with Senators

This document is a 1989 letter from the Global Climate Coalition (GCC) attempting to solicit meetings with senators and their staff. This document was featured in Utilities Knew, a report published by the Energy and Policy Institute that shows electric utility companies understood climate change as far back as the 1960s. The industry-funded GCC opposed […]

1989 GCC Membership

This is a 1989 membership list of the Global Climate Coalition (GCC). 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. At its formation the, GCC was housed within the National Association […]