The report, which you can read about here, is likley to be the most respected scientific guide to climate change ever published. It will form the foundation of any international agreements around a successor to Kyoto, such as Oliver Tickell's Kyoto2 proposal.
AEI has received more than $1.6 million in funding from ExxonMobil. 20 of its staff have worked as consultants to the Bush government and Lee Raymond, a former head of ExxonMobil, is the vice-chairman of the board of trustees.
This article first appeared in the Ecologist February 2007