Group: ExxonMobil Paid to Mislead Public
Date: Wednesday, January 03, 2007 @ 21:17:58 GMT
Topic: Testimonials

(AP) -- ExxonMobil Corp. gave $16 million to 43 ideological groups between 1998 and 2005 in a coordinated effort to mislead the public by discrediting the science behind global warming, the Uniion of Concerned Scientists asserted Wednesday.

The report by the science-based nonprofit advocacy group mirrors similar claims by Britain's leading scientific academy. Last September, The Royal Society wrote the oil company asking it to halt support for groups that "misrepresented the science of climate change."...


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