The 13 Senators who voted in the Committee to move McNamee’s nomination forward have taken a combined total of nearly $10 million from the fossil fuel industry – bought and paid for by an industry that accelerates the climate crisis and only cares about protecting their profits.
Millions of Americans may be struggling to pay routine household bills, but still US taxpayers are handing out a whopping $20 billion in fossil fuel subsidies a year. This is the major finding of a new report Dirty Energy Dominance: Dependent on Denial published by Oil Change International (OCI) today. Subsidies are where the government … Read More
What unites Democrats and Republicans from three states that signed a letter supporting the Atlantic Coast Pipeline? Hundreds of thousands in campaign money.
Yesterday, news broke that the Colorado ballot initiatives on fracking failed. But that’s only half the story – the other half is the multi-million dollar industry campaign meant to silence our people-powered movement.
Over the past decade, companies like Koch Industries, ExxonMobile, and Chevron have given millions to our elected officials. All told, combining lobbying dollars and campaign contributions, the fossil fuel industry has spent over $1.7 BILLION trying to get their way since 2005.
This factsheet shines a light on the millions in campaign contributions made to our elected officials over the past 10 years and the billions in fossil fuel subsidies the industry gets in return.
The unimaginable happened last night in Alberta, Canada’s oil patch province. After decades of conservative rule, the left leaning New Democratic Party (NDP) swept the election, winning a decisive majority government. I think I speak for most Canadians when I say that if you had suggested that this was a possibility a year ago, or even … Read More
David Koch, the climate change-denying billionaire, currently sits on the board of two of our nation’s largest and most respected natural history museums. This needs to change.
Wonder why Keystone XL is the #1 priority for the new congress? You’re not alone. The answer is money. Read our in-depth analysis.
2015 is already bringing new challenges — including a congress that’s set on ignoring climate science and fighting for the fossil fuel industry instead of the American people.