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Climate Deniers

At the Climate Investigations Center, we track the funding sources and disinformation campaigns of climate change denial. Our research reveals the tactics of climate deniers going back decades, exposing their efforts to obscure climate science and manipulate pubic opinion.

The Anti Environmental Archives

New York Times on Exxon, Russian sanctions and the role of oil and gas in Putin’s war on Ukraine

An investigation published on March 24 in the Business Section of the New York Times by Hiroko Tabuchi tells the long history of Exxon/ExxonMobil fighting US sanctions against the USSR and Russia – going back to 1981, President Reagan’s first year in office. As the Times story states: Those efforts, nearly a half-century ago, show

CO2 Pipelines and Carbon Capture: The Satartia Mississippi Accident Investigation

Track our ongoing public records investigation here Search a bibliography of reference material from our research here Excerpts from The Gassing of Satartia: A Massive Buildout A Small Town Becomes a Guinea Pig for a Huge National Experiment with a Dangerous Gas The February 2020 CO2 pipeline rupture less than half a mile from the

Imperial Oil Document Trove

Overview of Imperial Oil Document Archive Published on ClimateFiles.com Imperial Oil Limited, Exxon’s Canadian subsidiary, took a very different path from Exxon in the U.S. thirty years ago, revealing the vulnerabilities and strategies of an oil company in the age of climate crisis. While Exxon was laying low in the late 1980s – early 1990s,

Anti-Environmental Archives

The Anti-Environmental Archives launch on Earth Day 2015

To celebrate 2015 Earth Day, we have just released a huge, online, and searchable archive of documents on anti-environmental campaigns, individuals involved in these campaigns and the corporations that back them. The Anti-Environmental Archives, now live on Polluterwatch.com, is a unique archive that reveals the plotting and scheming by industry and industry-funded think tanks and coalitions

Competitive Enterprise Institute

Global Climate Information Project ClimateFacts.org 1997 TV Ads

Success! Just recovered some 23 year old TV ads via my old friend Eric Gravley of PlanetVox. Way back in the late 1990s, early 2000s, before YouTube, before digital media, DVRs, “on demand” and all the things we take for granted today, Gravely and team ran a production studio, made documentaries and taped important stuff

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Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT)

Trump, Climate Change

Exxon and Koch Funded Deniers Who Pushed Trump to Exit Paris Climate Agreement

The Money Behind Paris Agreement Opposition On May 8th, 2017, forty four climate denying “free market” anti-government organizations wrote a letter to President Trump urging him to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, which he did three weeks later on June 1st. On September 5th, 2017, Robert O’Harrow Jr. of the

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Heartland Institute

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Rebekah Mercer, Climate Denial Funder and the American Museum of Natural History

A year ago, few people had heard of millionaires Robert and Rebekah Mercer (except for Steve Bannon, who was being paid by them).  Their role as major Trump financial backers emerged after the election as did Rebekah Mercer’s purported role as a Trump advisor, getting Bannon and Kellyanne Conway involved in the Trump campaign and

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National Black Chamber of Commerce

Global Climate Information Project ClimateFacts.org 1997 TV Ads

Success! Just recovered some 23 year old TV ads via my old friend Eric Gravley of PlanetVox. Way back in the late 1990s, early 2000s, before YouTube, before digital media, DVRs, “on demand” and all the things we take for granted today, Gravely and team ran a production studio, made documentaries and taped important stuff

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Willie Soon

BBC Radio Series Tracks History of Climate Denial

The BBC has launched a two hour series on the history of corporate climate denial. The series starts in 1988 and traces the rise in climate policy attacks through the George W. Bush Administration in the 2000s. They been researching this series for several months. Great to hear it finally! Featured interviews include Naomi Oreskes,

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