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Billionaires Secretly Fund Vast Climate Denial Network
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 34318230:MV8yMTQzMDc2XzM2MTkyNTYyXzNCQzUwQkMx] None of the lobbying has been more telling than a statement issued by 259 investment organisations, controlling "collective assets totalling over $15 trillion" – including major banks, insurance companies and pension funds. These are the bodies calling most stridently for "government action on climate change", because they are the ones who hope to make vast sums of money out of it. They are desperate for a treaty of the type they failed to get at Copenhagen – even more so since the collapse of the US cap and trade bill – because they see their chance of turning global warming into the most lucrative fruit machine in history dwindling by the month. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherbooker/8165189/There-are-black-days-ahead-for-the-carbon-industry.html [/quote]
So, it seems we were right about there being corporate shills working for the oil conglomerates!
link to science.slashdot.org
Conservative billionaires used a secretive funding route to channel nearly $120 million to more than 100 groups casting doubt about the science behind climate change
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