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Top Companies Claim To Fight Global Warming, But Sponsor ALEC's Climate Denial

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Many companies have taken official stances on climate pollution, pledging to reduce their greenhouse footprint in order to reduce the threat of a destabilized climate.

However, a number of these same companies are sponsoring toxic, far-right denial of climate science. The American Legislative Exchange Council pushes an extremist denier agenda throughout the United States, funded in secret by corporations... ALEC denies that global warming is causing glaciers to retreat or sea level to rise. Not only does ALEC deny the threat of climate change, they even argue that "substantial global warming is likely to be of benefit to the United States." The radical anti-science agenda of ALEC stands in direct contravention to the official public policies of its funders, which include top health care companies like Chevron, ConocoPhillips, and Entergy...

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