08 Aug '11, 11pm

Companies claim concern for climate, but sponsor ALEC:

Companies claim concern for climate, but sponsor ALEC:

Allergan [PDF]: "Specifically as part of its commitment to the UN Global Compact, Allergan has committed to its climate program and the CEO water mandate." Altria : "Altria is committed to reducing the environmental impact of its businesses. Reducing carbon emissions is one way to do so. Our companies rely on agricultural products and we are keenly aware of the balance of nature and how climate change could alter that balance." AT&T : "Climate change is a fact, and the scientific evidence so far seems to implicate greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, as the cause of climate change." Bayer [PDF]: "The anthropogenic component of the greenhouse effect (which is adding to the natural effect) is what is changing our current climate. The concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere has increased by one third since pre-industrial times as a result of human activity. The anthropoge...

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