Skip to comments.Green Groups Had Cozy Ties With BP
Posted on 06/22/2010 9:05:19 AM PDT by Slyscribe
Thanks to the oil spill, BP (BP) is No. 1 on most green groups bad guys list. Most have also tried to tie the oil giant to the right, using Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, and his apology to BP last week as only the most obvious link.
But that only tells part of the story. Critics may have called BPs use of the slogan Beyond Petroleum corporate greenwashing, but for years BP walked the walk by supporting groups like the U.S. Climate Action Partnership and donating millions to environmental groups. And they never seemed to have a problem
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Yup. BP is far from a free market company—they are big supporters of cap & tax & further regulation:
Doesn’t Al Gore have some kind of family connection to BP?
The silence is deafening from them there “green” groups and organizations, huh? =.=
“The Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC) was founded in 1908 following the discovery of a large oil field in Masjed Soleiman, Iran. It was the first company to extract oil from the Middle East. In 1935 APOC was renamed the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (AIOC) and in 1954 became the British Petroleum Company (BP), one of the antecedents of the modern BP Plc.”
What is strange here? The world was very different then.
Payoffs to keep the enviros off their backs.
Thanks for the ping.
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