scientists bribed to dispute global warming report

Scientists and economists have been offered $10,000 each by a lobby group funded by one of the world's largest oil companies to undermine a major climate change report due to be published today.
Letters sent by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), an ExxonMobil-funded thinktank with close links to the Bush administration, offered the payments for articles that emphasise the shortcomings of a report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)....
The AEI has received more than $1.6m from ExxonMobil and more than 20 of its staff have worked as consultants to the Bush administration. Lee Raymond, a former head of ExxonMobil, is the vice-chairman of AEI's board of trustees....
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1 comment:

Dr. Logan said...

I might add that this article goes to prove 2 beliefs that I've held for some time: A) people in the oil business have no souls and
B) they've already built some sort of city on the moon that they're not telling us about because clearly they're not worried about living on earth for too much longer.