A leaked coal industry memo claims that General Motors and Ford are behind a controversial climate change-denial ad campaign currently being run by the the libertarian lobby group the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
(Both Ford and GM now deny this claim – see the comment string that follows.)
The DeSmogBlog team has received a copy of a leaked July 17, 2006 memo written by Stanley Lewandowski, General Manager of the Intermountain Rural Electric Association (IREA). The memo states:
“The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) has been running two ads in ten states that were financed by General Motors and Ford Motor Company.”