500+ Academics Call for End to Climate Research Funded by Fossil Fuel Industry

The letter likens accepting climate-related research funding from fossil fuel firms to taking Big Tobacco money to fund public health research.”Already, numerous public health and research institutions reject tobacco money due to the industry’s extensive record of spreading disinformation around the public health consequences of its products,” the letter states. “Today, the fossil fuel industry has employed disinformation tactics from the same playbook, working to sow doubt about climate science, silence industry critics, and stall climate action.”

Source: 500+ Academics Call for End to Climate Research Funded by Fossil Fuel Industry

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