How an ExxonMobil-Funded Think Tank Took Over a Scientific Journal

http://desmog.uk/2015/06/17/how-exxonmobil-funded-think-tank-took-over-scientific-journal

This epic history series post reveals how the ExxonMobil-funded International Policy Network think tank took over a scientific publication as “guest editor”. The real coup de grâce for Julian Morris came in 2005, when he persuaded his friend and fellow sceptic, Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen, (pictured) to allow staff at his UK think tank, the International Policy Network (IPN) to “guest edit” her Energy and Environment journal. This was startling: a free market think tank, funded by an oil company that was actively engaged in attacking climate science to protect its own financial interests, had taken over a scientific publication. Click here for reuse options! Tags: Sonja Boehmer-ChristiansenExxonMobiljulian morrisinternational policy network

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