Are Petrochemical Plutocrats funding a network of Climate Change Deniers?

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/02/donors-trust-climate-denial

Quote: Whitney Ball, chief executive of the Donors Trust, told the Guardian that her organization assured wealthy donors that their funds would never by diverted to liberal causes.

"We exist to help donors promote liberty which we understand to be limited government, personal responsibility, and free enterprise," she said in an interview.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/dec/14/mississippi-river-shipping-levels

IMHO:

They don't exist to promote science. They don't exist to even promote facts. They exist to promote a goal, and if facts and science interfere with said goal, they are to be cast aside.

Are petrochemical plutocrats funding a network of climate change deniers? Or are they just giving voice to a repressed minority of scientists?

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