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1998 American Petroleum Institute Global Climate Science Communications Team Action Plan

April 3, 1998, American Petroleum Institute’s secret plan was launched – the Global Climate Science Communications Team. The plan was created the year after the Kyoto Protocol was signed. It was developed by representatives from Exxon, specifically Randy Randol. The plan includes a multimillion dollar, multi-year budget to install “uncertainty” in the public policy arena.  Target audiences […]

The CO2 Issue, Greening Earth Society, Western Fuels Association

1998 Greening Earth Society Report “The CO2 Issue”

The Greening Earth Society (GES) was created by the Western Fuels Association, a consortium of coal suppliers and utilities, in 1998 to counter what it considered an “unnecessary fear among the public” of climate change. The same year as its founding, the GES published this report, The CO2 Issue, to provide what they deemed to […]

1997 Global Climate Coalition NYT Advertisements

These Global Climate Coalition (GCC) advertisements were placed in the New York Times  during the negotiation process of the Kyoto Protocol. These ads were preserved on PolluterWatch. 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, […]

1994 GCC New Chairman and Executive Appointments News Release

This July 1994 news release by the Global Climate Coalition (GCC) was titled, “Climate Coalition Names New Chairman, Announces New Executive Appointments.” 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. GCC […]