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20 September 2006 at 5:51 pm #7001
The denial industryQuote:The oil giant ExxonMobil gives money to scores of organisations that claim
the science on global warming is inconclusive – which it isn’t. It’s a
strategy that has set back action on climate change by a decade, and it
involves the same people who insist that passive smoking is harmless,
reveals George Monbiot in the first of three extracts from his new book
Tuesday September 19 2006
The Guardian (U.K. newspaper)
Time to put pressure on ExxonMobil, their cronies and their products?
Post edited by: Martin, at: 2006/09/20 11:5720 September 2006 at 6:56 pm #7955
Hi Roger: Thanks for this; I’d seen fair amount re ExxonMobil being among funders of climate change pooh-poohers – Western Fuels another. Surprised, though, Britain’s Royal Society has publicly rebuffed ExxonMobil over this, in the article you gave link to: Royal Society tells Exxon: stop funding climate change denial
To me, past time that pressure put on ExxonMobil and others. Though googling, I find article inc this:Quote:A campaign against the stance of the world’s largest oil company on global warming received a major boost Tuesday when a veteran leader of the corporate accountability movement introduced a shareholder resolution calling for the board of ExxonMobil to rein in its controversial top executive and chairman, Lee Raymond.
Shareholder Attack on ExxonMobil’s Climate Policy Gets Big Boost – which is from 2001.
In January this year, Greenpeace article: Hot year for Exxon, planet Global profits, global temperatures: both soaring20 September 2006 at 7:07 pm #7956
Greenpeace has set up remarkable site [Monbiot mentions], Exxon Secrets – best if have flash, to view web of connections within climate denial industry.
On my DocMartin website, I have threads re climate change, inc:
Global warming is well underway Global warming a baby boomer, yuppie thing (?) – on some sceptics, inc David Bellamy, who’s gone quiet re warming, inc after attack by George Monbiot.
Post edited by: Martin, at: 2006/09/20 13:03
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