Thank AT&T, Bud, Pfizer Et Al For Heartland's Non-Global Warming

Abby Zimet

At least 19 publicly traded companies gave the climate-denial think tank Heartland Institute over $1.3 million for an array of projects, including one to teach kids that global warming is a hoax - a lie the LA Times blasts today. From ThinkProgress Green.


The companies backing the Heartland Institute:


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Company Ticker Symbol 2010-2011 Total Project Code
Altria Client Services Inc. MO $90,000 BTN
Amgen, USA AMGN $25,000 HCN
Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc. BUD $5,000 ITTN
AT&T T $100,000 ITTN
BB&T BBT $16,105 ECN
Comcast Corporation CMCSA $35,000 ITTN
Diageo DEO $10,000 GO
Eli Lilly & Company LLY $25,000 HCN
General Motors Foundation GM $30,000 SRN
GlaxoSmithKline GSK $50,000 HCN
KCI KCI $115,000 FIRE
LKQ Corporation LKQX $24,500 FIRE
Microsoft Corporation MSFT $59,908 ITTN
Nucor Corporation NUE $502,000 ECN
PepsiCo, Inc. PEP $5,000 BTN
Pfizer PFE $130,000 HCN
Reynolds American Inc. RAI $110,000 FIRE
Time Warner Cable TWC $20,000 ITTN
XL Group XL $35,000 FIRE
BTN=Budget & Tax News; ECN=Environment & Climate News; FIRE=Finance Insurance and Real Estate ; GO=General Operating; HCN=Health Care News; ITTN=Information Technology & Telecom News; SRN=School Reform News.


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