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Corporations Funding Climate Change Denial | Care2 Causes

Corporations Funding Climate Change Denial | Care2 Causes

ConocoPhillips acknowledges on its Web site that humans are contributing to climate change : We recognize that human activity, including the burning of fossil fuels, is contributing to increased concentrations of greenhouse gas (GHG) in the atmosphere that can lead to adverse changes in global climate. On the other hand, the company’s ratio of pro-climate to anti-climate contributions tells a different story. According to the Union of Concerned Scientist’s (UCS) new report , they spend over 15 times more on the anti-climate side. “A Climate of Corporate Control” digs behind the corporate-responsibility rhetoric and finds the long arm of money that underlies the report’s subtitle: “How Corporations Have Influenced the U.S. Dialogue on Climate Science and Policy.” UCS scrutinized 28 of the companies most engaged in climate change policy. Among other things, they examined the...

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