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[11] Koch foundations donated ,609,281 to AFP Foundation from 2007-2011.

[12] The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) maintains that “global climate change is inevitable” [13] and since the 1990s has pushed various forms of model legislation aimed at obstructing policies intended to reduce global warming emissions.

An overwhelming majority of scientists agree — global warming is happening and human activity is the primary cause.

Yet several prominent global warming skeptic organizations are actively working to sow doubt about the facts of global warming.

[34] CEI received around million in funding from Exxon Mobil from 1995-2005 [35], though Exxon Mobil made a public break with CEI in 2007 after coming under scrutiny from UCS and other groups for its funding of climate contrarian organizations. Exxon Mobil continues to provide annual contributions to the Heritage Foundation, despite making a public pledge in 2007 to stop funding climate contrarian groups. [51, 52] The term “alarmism” is defined by Mirriam-Webster as “the often unwarranted exciting of fears or warning of danger.” So when Robert Bradley, CEO and founder of the Institute for Energy Research (IER), and others at his organization routinely evoke the term “climate alarmism” they do so to sow doubt about the urgency of global warming. Both Charles and David Koch were among the four “shareholders” who “owned” Cato until 2011 [27], and the latter Koch remains a member of Cato’s Board of Directors. Brendan Fischer: CO2 is good for you, and other ALEC talking points. [28] Koch foundations contributed more than million to Cato from 1997-2011. 15 Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change.

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AFP has its origins in a group founded in 1984 by fossil fuel billionaires Charles and David Koch [9], and the latter Koch still serves on AFP Foundation’s board of directors [10]. Climate skeptic group works to reverse renewable energy mandates.