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Google Funding Climate Deniers? What the Heck?

Written by Rev. Jim Ball. This article appeared on June 21, 2013 in the Huffington Post. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Say it ain’t so, Google!

The Washington Post‘s Juliet Eilperin reports something I never would have thought in a million years. Google is supporting one of the worst climate-denier organizations in the world: the so-called Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI).

Google on my monitor this morning

Google on my monitor this morning

Is this the same Google that touts how “green” it is, how much it is lowering its carbon footprint? The same Google that formed a “Climate Savers Computing Initiative” in 2007 and has won awards from the EPA and Greenpeace, which are proudly displayed on their “Google Green” website?

Is this the same Google whose products I absolutely love and use constantly throughout the day, inspiring within me a fierce brand loyalty?

My beloved Google, say it ain’t so! Continue reading