Through the Advocacy Fog
By Bangor Daily News Staff
Tuesday, October 31, 2006 - Bangor Daily News
Sens. Olympia Snowe and Jay Rockefeller want ExxonMobil to stop funding organizations that doubt the human-induced effects of global warming, noting that the corporation in 2004 funded 29 separate groups that deny climate change. This battle sounds similar to the decades in which tobacco companies denied the dangers of their products, but this time the results will affect not only smokers and those near smokers but nearly everyone.