PolluterWatch Blog

Exposing the dirty money behind fake climate science

  • Posted on: 30 March 2010
  • By: admin

Cross-Posted from Greenpeace

International — Billionaire tycoon David Koch likes to joke that Koch Industries is, “The biggest company you’ve never heard of”. But the nearly US$50 million that he and his brother Charles quietly funneled to front groups which deny that climate change is a problem is no joking matter. Our new report shows how that cash, between 1997 and 2008, went to groups working to prevent action being taken against climate change.

PolluterHarmony: Rex's Story

  • Posted on: 25 March 2010
  • By: admin

Polluter Harmony Ad: Rex's Story

PolluterWatch unveiled the next installment in the PolluterHarmony web ad series today. The second ad in the series shares the story of an oil CEO named Rex, who despite a long history of relationships with foreign oil providers, has turned to pHarmony for something a little closer to home.

PolluterWatch Challenges Big Oil for Scoffing at Renewables while Leaning on Government Welfare

  • Posted on: 18 March 2010
  • By: admin

PolluterWatch Director and Greenpeace USA Research Director Kert Davies sent the following letter today to American Petroleum Institute President Jack Gerard asking him to respond to two recent news articles that raise serious questions about government handouts for dirty industry companies and polluter executives’ true positions on clean energy.


Smithsonian Set to Name Exhibit after Oil Billionaire David Koch Tomorrow

  • Posted on: 16 March 2010
  • By: admin

According to a press kit available on the Smithsonian Institution website, The David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins at the National Museum of Natural History is set to open tomorrow, March 17th in Washington DC. The Smithsonian describes the hall on their site: