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2010 Michaels CNN Interview Admitting Funding from Oil

This is an excerpt of a 2010 CNN interview with Cato Institute’s Director of Center for the Study of Science, Patrick Michaels. The interview reflects his admission  that roughly 40% of his research funding came from the oil industry. Zakaria: Let me ask you what people wonder about you, about advocates like you. you know, […]

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, […]

2001 State Department Briefing for Follow-Up Exxon 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 […]

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 Announces Strategic Restructuring News Release

This 2000 Global Climate Coalition (GCC) press release, preserved on the Internet Archive, discusses the group’s change in structure – allowing only trade associations to be members. The industry-funded GCC opposed greenhouse gas regulations through direct engagement and collaboration with affiliated climate deniers from 1989 to 2002. Before this period, the GCC’s membership spanned across […]

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 Urges Budget Focus on Science, Voluntary Programs, New Technologies” News Release

This 2000 Global Climate Coalition (GCC) press release, preserved on the Internet Archive, shows the GCC encouraging voluntary emissions reduction regimes and emphasizing climate change science discrepancies that were later debunked. 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 […]

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 Statement on Ford Withdrawal from Coalition

This document is a December 6, 1999 statement from the Global Climate Coalition regarding the departure of Ford Motor Company from the organization. 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. […]