Smoke, Mirrors & Hot Air How ExxonMobil Uses Big Tobacco’s Tactics
... to government, Tobacco’s size and power gave
it enormous leverage.
In reviewing the tobacco industry’s disinformation campaign, the first thing to note is that
the tobacco companies quickly realized they did
not need to prove their products were safe. Rather,
“Fakery 2: Fake science, fakexperts, funny finances
... 0.1 Advice on reading this report
The background is complex, in part due to dynamic, sometimes hidden
relationships and obscured money flows. Readers unused to studying
financial reports should avoid those sections, especially §A, §H, §K.1, as
their eyes will glaze quickly. It is very hard to make t ...
here - DeSmogBlog
... but its tax forms claimed no lobbying. It ran “fake science” conferences,
paying for government staff attendance. It sent money to foreign noncharity advocacy groups, sent anti-science handbooks to school boards and
urged parents to complain. It has been criticized in Nature and Science.
Free speech ...
2005 Exxon Foundation 990 vs Exxon Giving Report
... “At our meeting in July, I also told you of my concerns about the support that ExxonMobil has been
giving to organizations that have been misinforming the public about the science of climate change.
You indicated that ExxonMobil would not be providing any further funding to these organizations.”
Fantasy, Oil Addiction, and the Politics of Global Warming
... writer Richard Heinberg (2005) puts it, the 150 year “party” of cheap oil may be over and what we
have left to burn are unconventional oils and coal likely to make the climate situation worse. To put
it more bluntly, peak oil is the end of a bender and climate change is our collective hangover. Ther ...
Climate Change Deniers: The Misinformation Campaigns Spread by
... contrarian anti-climate-change scientists, and illegally forging letters from nonprofit advocacy
groups to try to persuade members of congress into the climate denial mindset. Many of these
listed companies provided financial support to the American Legislative Exchange Council
(ALEC). ALEC works be ...
Heartland`s Claims Against the 97% Climate Consensus
... most proliﬁc climate change researchers, 48
out of 50 agreed that the climate is changing
Cook et al. (2013) then focused in on the
and human activities are responsible (96%).
papers that had expressed a position on
Among the top 100, 97 agreed with the
climate change. Of this group, 97.1%
to the Program - International Conference on Climate
... Senate and is chairman of the Senate
Committee on Environment and Public
Works. In 2012, Barrasso was reelected
to the U.S. Senate with more than 75
percent of the vote, and he assumed the
chairmanship of the EPW Committee in
2017, taking over for Sen. James Inhofe
(R-OK). Barrasso is the fourth-ran ...
The real climate change scandal
... February of this year IREA alone contributed $100,000 to Dr Michaels. In addition we have
contacted all of the G&T’s [generators and transmitters of electricity] in the United States and
as of the writing of this letter, we have obtained additional contributions and pledges for Dr
Michaels group. We ...
`Do You Still Believe in Global Warming?` Billboards Hit Chicago
... Heartland’s first digital billboard – along the inbound Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) in Maywood – is the latest
effort by the free-market think tank to inform the public about what it views as the collapsing scientific, political, and
public support for the theory of man-made global warming. It is ...
The Heartland Institute
The Heartland Institute is an American conservative and libertarian public policy think tank founded in 1984 and based in Chicago. The Institute conducts work on issues including education reform, government spending, taxation, healthcare, education, tobacco policy, global warming, hydraulic fracturing, information technology, and free-market environmentalism.The Heartland Institute is the primary American supporter of climate change denial. It rejects the scientific consensus that global warming poses a significant danger to the planet and that human activity is driving it, and says that policies to fight it would be damaging to the economy.