Climate

Buying Their Way Out of Environmental Regulations

Trump’s EPA lets big-time coal industry donors off the hook for the damage their mercury emissions inflict on children.

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Is Your Rep Invested in Fossil Fuels?

Use the interactive map below to see if your representative owns stock in oil, gas, and coal companies.

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Members of Congress Own Up to $93 Million in Fossil Fuel Stocks

As dire climate change projections mount, one in four members of Congress is invested in oil, gas, or coal interests.

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Buttigieg Bundler is a Natural Gas Consultant at McKinsey

No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge organizers say the bundler’s personal contribution breaks the spirit of the pledge.

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Joe Biden’s Campaign Co-Chair is a Big Oil and Gas Booster

Rep. Cedric Richmond, the Biden campaign’s national co-chair, has one of the most pro-industry voting records on fossil fuel issues among all congressional Democrats.

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Lawyers Defending ExxonMobil Are Big Biden Donors

Two of the Paul Weiss attorneys who successfully defended ExxonMobil in New York against charges that it hid costs related to climate change have given maximum donations to former Vice President Joe Biden.

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Conservative Democrat Gets $100k from Oil & Gas PACs in Bid to Fend Off Surging Progressive

Attorney Jessica Cisneros is taking on the fossil fuel-friendly Democratic Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar in the 2020 primary.

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Climate Caucus Founder Is a Fossil Fuel Favorite

Republican Sen. Mike Braun, a major recipient of corporate PAC donations from oil and gas companies, will co-found the bipartisan Senate Climate Solutions Caucus.

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ExxonMobil Is Still Bankrolling Climate Science Deniers

A review of the company's latest grantmaking report shows the company made large donations to groups, think tanks, and business associations that reject the reality and seriousness of the climate crisis