Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Anti-science groups funded by ExxonMobil hype email story « Climate Progress


Over the past decade, oil giant Exxon Mobil has paid millions to organizations and “think tanks” in an attempt to deceive the public about the science behind global climate change. It’s no surprise that those very same organizations are now doing everything in their power to please their benefactor by drawing attention to the so-called “Climategate” scandal involving hacked emails from the University of East Anglia in England. The article goes on to list several organizations and the payments made to them by ExxonMobil. Exxon Mobil Has Given The American Enterprise Institute Nearly $2 Million Since 2001. Exxon Mobil Has Given The Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow Over $465,000 Since 2001. Exxon Mobil Has Given The Competitive Enterprise Institute Over $1.6 Million Since 2001. Exxon Mobil Gave FreedomWorks Over $275,000 In 2001. Exxon Mobil Has Given The Heartland Institute Over $530,000 Since 2001. ...etc...


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