For Immediate Release: March 22, 2013 Contact: Molly Haigh, 907-750-1999, email@example.com Senators Supporting KXL Took Nearly $31 Million From Fossil Fuel Industry Before Vote Average KXL Supporter has Taken 3.5 Times More Money from Industry Than Non-Supporters Washington, DC– New analysis today from Oil Change International reveals that supporters of the just-passed non-binding Keystone XL … Read More
Amidst a flurry of votes today in the Senate on various amendments being tacked on to the Senate Budget Resolution is likely to be an amendment spearheaded by Senator Hoeven from North Dakota that would call for the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. The non-binding Hoeven amendment — co-sponsored by Senators Hoeven (R-ND), Baucus … Read More
Once again, a group of Senators, spearheaded by Hoeven and Baucus, has released a new bill to push for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. And, following the clear pattern set by their colleagues, the co-sponsors of this new bill have enjoyed massive contributions from the fossil fuel industry.
The latest effort in the House of Representatives to circumvent the President’s authority and extensive processes that have been developed to make decisions on projects such as the Keystone XL pipeline came out today. Today it comes via a discussion draft for a bill to be introduced by Rep. Lee Terry and a few colleagues, … Read More
Only mere days after the biggest rally and march in support of climate action and against the Keystone XL pipeline in US history, another letter has been sent by a group of Senators calling for approval of the troublesome Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. And once again it’s clear there’s dirty energy money behind it.
Representatives that signed the latest pro-Keystone XL letter received roughly 250% more money from oil and gas interests compared to those Representatives who did not sign the letter.
In the ongoing saga that is the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, it’s clear that supporters of the dangerous project are getting anxious. Perhaps they’re seeing the writing on the wall that this project is nowhere near a sure thing, thanks to the massive resistance to the pipeline, the scientists throwing their weight in opposition … Read More
Being a parent means you get to talk to kids to about climate change. Not your own kids, of course. With them, you’re lucky if you can deduce what homework they have each night.
Here in Doha for the UN climate negotiations, we’ve just released new analysis that shows that fossil fuel subsidies in rich countries are, on average, five times greater than those same countries’ pledges towards climate finance.
If there’s a statistical correlation between dirty oil and dirty politics, we have yet to quantify it – but here’s another story for the pile of anecdotal evidence.