As one of the world's most profitable
companies, ExxonMobil has the power to move the world toward a more
sustainable energy future. Instead, ExxonMobil has acted consistently to
move our country backward on energy policy by opposing efforts to stop
global warming, lobbying to drill in America s most pristine wilderness
areas, and failing to promote renewable energy and fuel efficiency.
San Francisco Chronicle on "An Evening With Michael Crichton"
OPEN FORUM "The politics of climate change Should we trust a novelist on global warming?"
Tonight at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco, members of the Platinum Circle of the Independent Institute will have the privilege, at $10,000 per table, to hear a fiction writer talk about one of the pressing issues of our time: global warming. "State of Fear," the latest techno thriller by Michael Crichton, author of the science-fiction fantasy "Jurassic Park," inspired the theme of this evening's talk, "States of Fear: Science or Politics?"
ExxonMobil's political action committee (PAC) and
ExxonMobil employees gave $8.3 million in campaign contributions to federal
candidates and political parties between 1990 and 2004, including $250,000
to the president's 2004 inaugural fund.Between 1998 and 2004, ExxonMobil
gave more than $15 million to organizations working to undermine domestic
and international efforts to cut global warming pollution.
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Write a letter to ExxonMobil CEO!
On October 26, 2005, ExxonMobil announced a record-breaking $9.9 billion
profit for last quarter. As if that weren. t enough, Congress recently gave the
oil and gas industry, including ExxonMobil, $10.7 billion in tax breaks for 2005
- 2009. It just does NOT make sense for taxpayers to subsidize an incredibly
profitable multi-billion dollar industry while Congress slashes programs for the
Fill out this form to tell ExxonMobil CEO Lee Raymond say NO to these tax
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