Jeff Holmstead is America’s Top Swamp Thing, hands down.
Museums are cutting ties with business leaders whose profit motives are at odds with independent science, and divesting from their fossil fuel holdings. This week, petrochemical billionaire David Koch left the American Museum of Natural History after serving as a trustee for 23 years.
Climate Hustle is the latest attempt by spinmaster Marc Morano to confuse gullible people into ignoring decades of scientific evidence showing that fossil fuel use had forced a change in our global climate.
These corporations are footing the bill for ALEC's latest round of parties and secret meetings in San DIego, California.
Catholic presidential contenders respond to questions about Pope Francis' encyclical. Jeb Bush is now supporting a reduction of carbon emissions, while Bobby Jindal and Rick Santorum are not keen on discussing the Pope or climate change.
If the Exelon-Pepco merger is approved by DC, Maryland and Delaware, the utility giant would force its new customer base to bail out its failing investments in expensive nuclear power. The merger will raise our bills, stifle clean energy competitors, and potentially complicate pensions and benefits that Pepco retirees have earned.
Yes, Charles Koch says CO2 causes unnatural climate change, but holding true to his denier roots, Mr. Koch stops short of acknowledging that global warming poses any threat. Welcome to Denial 2.0.
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has played a key role in helping polluters like Koch Industries, ExxonMobil, and Peabody Energy deny the science of climate change and any solutions to the problem. But if you acknowledge that history, you may get a letter from ALEC's lawyers.
Here's a lesson for lobbyists: eating your words is a lot safer than drinking the poison you help sell.
"The science that Willie Soon does is almost pointless." - NASA climate scientist Gavin Schmidt, to the New York Times
Today's front page New York Times article exposes climate denier Willie Soon, a scientist paid by the industry to refute the evidence of global warming.
In late 2011, I infiltrated a commercial shoot for the American Petroleum Institute, run by a subsidiary of Edelman. Now, after dealing with public outcry over its work for climate science denial groups like API, Edelman is ending its contract.
Florida State University graduate student Lakey details how FSU failed to correct a contract with the Charles Koch Foundation that gives the Kansas billionaire influence over professor hires and other functions through multi-million dollar grants.
Here's how PR executive Randal Simonetti attempts to advice corporate clients: sell fear of Greenpeace campaigns, urge companies to maintain bad business practices and, of course, hire Randal Simonetti!
Students coordinate nationwide protests to highlight the influence of corporations in higher education, where invasive billionaire Charles Koch is Public Enemy #1.