Climate change denier’s work received $1.25m funds from energy industry

February 22, 2015 6:11 PM

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The newly released documents have showed that the energy industry had almost completely funded the popular work of an academic and climate change denier, who received over USD 1.2 million from firms, oil billionaires and lobby groups over more than a decade period.

Researcher Willie Soon, of the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, got a total of USD 1.25 million over the last 14 years from the American Petroleum Institute (API), Southern Company, Exxon Mobil and a foundation which is managed by the Koch brothers, according to the documents that were o...

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