Exxon funds most of the global warming deniers
If that doesn't raise suspicion over the deniers, you are gullable, perhaps?
This blog says it well, lets let him take it away - pease read this:
In the early years, when the science was still somewhat in doubt, many companies from the oil industry, the auto industry and other sectors were members of a group called the Global Climate Coalition, whose de facto purpose was to oppose curbs on greenhouse gases. But as the scientific evidence became clearer, many members - including oil companies like BP and Shell - left the organization and conceded the need to do something about global warming.Quote has been trimmed
Exxon, headed by Mr. Raymond, chose a different course of action: it decided to fight the science.
A leaked memo from a 1998 meeting at the American Petroleum Institute, in which Exxon (which hadn't yet merged with Mobil) was a participant, describes a strategy of providing "logistical and moral support" to climate change dissenters, "thereby raising questions about and undercutting the 'prevailing scientific wisdom.' " And that's just what Exxon Mobil has done: lavish grants have supported a sort of alternative intellectual universe of global warming skeptics.
The people and institutions Exxon Mobil supports aren't actually engaged in climate research. They're the real-world equivalents of the Academy of Tobacco Studies in the movie "Thank You for Smoking," whose purpose is to fail to find evidence of harmful effects.
But the fake research works for its sponsors, partly because it gets picked up by right-wing pundits, but mainly because it plays perfectly into the...
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The Queen of England is afraid.
International C.E.O.'s are nervous.
And the scientific establishment is loud and clear - If global warming isn't halted, rising sea levels could submerge coastal cities by 2100.
So how did this virtual certainty get labled a "liberal hoax"?
"50 ways to save the planet" :
-------------...g so silly eh?