The Competitive Enterprise Institute Extolls Virtues of Carbon Dioxide
The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) is one of the most vocal and well-funded of the organizations opposing action by the U.S. government on curbing climate change-causing greenhouse gas emissions. Since 1998, for example, Exxon Mobile has funneled over $2 million to CEI. As mentioned in the previous post, in 2006 CEI produced a commercial extolling the virtues of carbon dioxide (CO2) and implying that any regulation of this “life-giving” element would hurt progress. The ad is so over-the-top that it seems like a parody. Judge for yourself:
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