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Nature_and_Environment.7

Global Climate Change

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{Nature_and_Environment.7.21}: Kai Hagen {kai} Wed, 25 Feb 2004 13:28:12 CST (64 lines)
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> Some folks are working hard to lie to us.

Yes, they are.

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Petre: That's classic "greenwashing."

A simplistic piece from a Sun Myung Moon owned, unabashedly right wing
newspaper, that gathers its information from the "National Center for Policy Analysis,"
which is a conservative, big business oriented "think tank" funded by

DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fund<br>
El Paso Energy Foundation<br>
ExxonMobil Foundation<br>
Eli Lilly and Company Foundation<br>
Lilly Endowment Inc.<br>
Procter & Gamble Fund

...and others.

More info:<br>
http://www.cspinet.org/integrity/nonprofits/national_center_for_policy_analysis.html

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The "National Center for Policy Analysis" site<br>
http://www.ncpa.org/

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More, in their own words:

"The National Center for Policy Analysis is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy
research institute that seeks innovative, private sector solutions to public policy
problems. The NCPA works with scholars at colleges and universities and other think
tanks in the United States and around the world. Its target audiences include
policymakers, journalists, business and community leaders and the general public. Its
mission is to develop and promote private alternatives to government regulation and
control, solving problems by relying on the strengths of the competitive,
entrepreneurial private sector."

http://www.ncpa.org/~ncpa/about/p1.html

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Want to learn more about think tanks and disinformation or greenwashing:<br>
http://www.disinfopedia.org/wiki.phtml?title=Think_tanks

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More:

"http://www.thenation.com/doc.mhtml?i=19990426&c=2&s=callahan"

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And finally, but perhaps I should list if first:

"http://www.pfaw.org/pfaw/general/default.aspx?oid=10242"

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I hope we won't be seeing more from this group quoted as credible information here.

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