Climategate: CRU looks to “big oil” for support

Posted: December 6th, 2009 by Militant Libertarian

from Watts Up With That

bodysnatchersOne of the favorite put-downs from people who think they have the moral high ground in the climate debate is to accuse skeptics with this phrase: “You are nothing but a shill for Big Oil”

Who amongst us hasn’t seen variants of that pointed finger repeated thousands of times? The paradigm has shifted. Now it appears CRU is the one looking for “big oil” money. See the email:

See the entire email here:

There’s more.

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But wait that’s not all!

Further down in that email,  look at who else they were looking to for money. Oh, this is horrible, it just can’t be, they wouldn’t. They were looking to not only BP but, but EXXON in its Esso incarnation:

See the entire email here:

Now who is the shill for Big Oil again? Next time somebody brings up that ridiculous argument about skeptics, show them this.


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