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Charles Koch: CO2 Causes Climate Change...and I Don't Care

  • Posted on: 30 April 2015
  • By: Connor Gibson

Charles Koch, chosing Tobasco over Sriracha at the Koch Industries cafeteria.
Photo: USA Today

As the nation warily watches every Republican presidential candidate kiss the ring of billionaire donor Charles Koch for a shot at his network's $300,000,000 pool of presidential cash, Charles Koch did something unusual.

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Willie Soon's Climate Denial: Southern Company Caught Polluting Science

  • Posted on: 27 February 2015
  • By: Connor Gibson

The Southern Company is not only polluting the environment with carbon and other dangerous emissions -- it's also polluting the debate over climate policy by funding bad science. Photo: National Geographic.

Written by Sue Sturgis. Crossposted with permission from Facing South, the online magazine of the Institute for Southern Studies.

Climate Scientists: Coal-funded #Fakexpert Willie Soon was Never Credible.

  • Posted on: 24 February 2015
  • By: Connor Gibson

Wille Soon's Fall from Grace: Climate Denier #Fakexpert Has Extreme Conflicts of Interest

  • Posted on: 22 February 2015
  • By: Connor Gibson

Four Years After Greenpeace Sting: PR Firm Dumps Oil Lobbyists

  • Posted on: 20 February 2015
  • By: Connor Gibson

Richard Edelman calls time out on Big Oil's climate change denial. Photo: Adweek.

Perhaps you heard the good news - the world's largest public relations firm, Edelman, just spun off an advertising subsidiary so that it could show a commitment to not aiding the denial of climate change science.

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Bjorn Lomborg Think Tank Funder Revealed As Billionaire Republican 'Vulture Capitalist' Paul Singer

  • Posted on: 9 February 2015
  • By: Connor Gibson

Bjorn Lomborg - left - received $200,000 from Paul E. Singer - right - for the Copenhagen Consensus Center's research used to interfere with global climate negotiations.

By Graham Readfern, crossposted from DeSmogBlog.

A billionaire “vulture capitalist” and major backer of the US Republican Party is a major funder of the think tank of Danish climate science contrarian and fossil fuels advocate Bjørn Lomborg, DeSmogBlog has found.

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The Koch Primary (and What It Means for Climate)

  • Posted on: 3 February 2015
  • By: Connor Gibson

Greenpeace, Peru and the Nazca lines: Annie Leonard Statement

  • Posted on: 13 December 2014
  • By: Connor Gibson

Crossposted from Greenpeace.org: Statement from Greenpeace US Executive Director, Annie Leonard, on Nazca Lines Situation

I am deeply disappointed that Greenpeace engaged in an action at the sacred Nazca Lines in Peru.

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