[Coral-List] Is global warming good for coral reefs? (Charles Booth)

Eileen Alicea Eileen.Alicea at noaa.gov
Wed Oct 3 10:06:59 EDT 2007

Please note the following information from the web site of Integrity in 
Science, a project of Center for Science in the Public Interest:

The Center for Sound Science and Public Policy, also appearing under the 
name of the Center for Science and Public Policy, is run by the 
Frontiers of Freedom Foundation, an organization founded and chaired by 
former Senator Malcolm Wallop of Wyoming. Frontiers of Freedom receives 
money from tobacco and oil companies, including Philip Morris, 
ExxonMobil and RJ Reynolds Tobacco. Frontiers of Freedom Institute and 
Foundation has received $467,000 from ExxonMobil since 1998. 
(http://www.exxonsecrets.org/html/orgfactsheet.php?id=35; accessed 
4/20/05) According to the New York Times, Frontiers for Freedom received 
$230,000 out of its $700,000 annual budget from Exxon in 2002, up from 
$40,000 in 2001. (Lee, John. "Exxon backs groups that question global 
warming," The New York Times, 5/28/03) Malcolm Wallop has been a board 
of directors member of the El Paso Natural Gas Company since 1995. (PR 
Newswire, “El Paso Natural Gas Company names new director,” 1/13/95)

ExxonMobil direct donations to the Center for Sound Science and Public 
Policy/Center for Science and Public Policy:

2002: $100,000 Source: ExxonMobil 2002 Annual Report 
accessed 4/21/05)

2003: $50,000 Source: ExxonMobil 2003 Corporate Giving Report 
accessed 4/21/05)

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