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The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI)
The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) is a coalition of ten major oil and gas companies. It was created to promote a climate-friendly image for some of the world’s largest polluters.
University of Buckingham
The University of Buckingham is the UK’s first private university. Founded in 1973, the university was closely linked to the late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, the UK education secretary at the time. After retiring from politics, Thatcher was lthe university's chancellor from 1992 until 1998.
Peter Lilley is a former British Conservative Party MP who sits on the Board of Trustees of the UK climate science denying thinktank the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). He represented the Hitchin and Harpenden constituency from 1997 to 2017, previously holding the seat for St Albans 1983.
Until recently, Nigel Farage was the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), which Farage helped found. He has previously cast doubt on the scientific consensus surrounding hunan-caused climate change.
Michael Gove is currently the secretary of state for the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) for Theresa May’s Conservative Party. Gove has described himself as a “shy green” and has pledged to set up a watchdog to ensure a “green Brexit” but he has had a varied past when it comes to acting on climate change.
Matthew Elliott is the founder and former chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, a British think tank that campaigns for a low tax society. Elliot founded the group in 2004 with his wife Florence Heath, a former petroleum geologist.
Elliot sits at the nexus of a group of pro-hard Brexit campaigners closely linked to the UK’s climate science deniers and other anti-regulation think tanks.
Liam Fox is the Secretary for International Trade and Conservative MP for North Somerset. He has a long history of being allied to transatlantic groups that fund and spread disinformation on climate change.