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2003 CEI works closely with White House and Congress on Energy Policy Act

The following series of emails ranging from March 31 to August 1, 2003 follows employees of the free-market, “public policy group” Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) in their efforts to change climate-related language in the Energy Policy Act of 2003. The majority of the organization’s outreach is led by then Director of Global Warming Policy at […]

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 […]

1996 API to White House on Greenhouse Emissions

On March 20th, 1996, American Petroleum Institute’s (API) Vice President William O’Keefe followed up with the President’s Assistant for Economic Policy after an earlier meeting. Originally uncovered by The Center for Climate Integrity, O’Keefe’s “Actions to Address Greenhouse Gas Emissions” reflects the precarious position API was in at the time: stuck between acknowledging climate change […]

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 […]

1993 GCC White House Chief of Staff Letter

This document is a July 19, 1993 letter from John Shlaes, Executive Director of the Global Climate Coalition (GCC), to Thomas F. McLarty, the Chief of Staff to the President. The letter was cc’d to the Interagency Climate Change Mitigation Group and the Interagency Analysis Team. The GCC opposed greenhouse gas regulations through direct engagement […]