Author Archives: Kert Davies

Brulle paper references: Advocating Inaction, Environmental Politics, April 2022

A new paper by Robert Brulle in the journal Environmental Politics introduces several new documents to the ClimateFiles GCC collection, including important internal documents from the Global Climate Coalition and National Association of Manufacturers. Link to the full paper: Advocating inaction: a historical analysis of the Global Climate Coalition ABSTRACT Ever since climate change became […]

1994 Fred Singer Proposal to the GCC

This document was buried in our files and surfaced after we published the Global Climate Coalition archives in 2019. The BBC Radio series “How They Made Us Doubt Everything” brings it to light in Episode 5. Share this post on your feed Twitter Facebook Google+

Introduction to the Imperial Oil Archival Document Collection

This collection of documents was gleaned from the Glenbow Museum’s Imperial Oil Archive, over the past several years. The original documents are now housed at the University of Calgary. This is the most comprehensive collection of these documents published on the internet to date and were collected by researchers at DeSmog. Search the entire collection […]

Mining Congress Journal, August 1966 – Air Pollution and the Coal Industry

This is an August 1966 article titled “Air Pollution and the Coal Industry” in the Mining Congress Journal, by James Garvey, then President of Bitumous Coal Research Inc. Garvey’s company developed pollution control equipment. He outlines the growing push to regulate pollution from coal fired power plants. The abstract reads: “Growing demands for cleaner air […]