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FACTSHEET: World Climate Report,

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Dept. of Environmental Sciences. Clark Hall. Charlottesville
A newsletter on global warming, ozone, "sound science". WCR is sponsored by the Greening Earth Society, a Western Fuels Association project founded to spread the "good news" that global warming is benficial for the planet.

WCR describes itself as "the perfect antidote against those who argue for proposed changes to the Rio Climate Treaty, such as the Kyoto Protocol, which are aimed at limiting carbon emissions from the United States." (http://www.co2andclimate.org/climate/overview/overview.htm) World Climate Report is a "who's who" of climate skeptics. Patrick Michaels is the Chief editor with Robert Balling as contributing editor. World Climate Report also employs the expertise of Robert Davis (colleague of Michaels' at the University of Virginia) as Associate Editor. Past contributors have included Thomas Gale Moore, resident climate change skeptic of the George C. Marshall and Cato Institutes, Mark Mills from Mills McCarthy and Associates Inc., (which produced two books for Western Fuels Association in 1997 according to 1997 annual report, including "Coal: Cornerstone of America's Competitive Advantage in World Markets") and Willie Soon, also a former visiting scientist at the Marshall Institute. (http://www.co2andclimate.org/climate/editors/editors.htm)

KEY PEOPLE

Patrick J. Michaels
Editor in Chief
Source: World Climate Report website

PEOPLE

Sallie Baliunas
past contributor
Source: World Climate Report website

Thomas Gale Moore
contributor
Source: World Climate Report website

Robert Davies
Associate Editor
Source: World Climate Report website

Willie Soon
Past Contributing editor
Source: World Climate Report website

SOURCES

World Climate Report website
http://www.co2andclimate.org/climate/editors/editors.htm