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Greenwashing Hate: Anti-Immigrant Colcom Foundation Funds Dozens of Environmental Groups

Sludge asked the groups, which include The Conservation Fund and Earthworks, about their funding from Colcom Foundation. Most declined to comment.

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New Chair of Climate Crisis Committee Owns Shares in Fossil Fuel Fund

Rep. Kathy Castor has a good environmental record, but she and her husband are profiting from gas, oil, and coal-powered utilities.

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Likely Head of Global Warming Committee Will Reject Fossil Fuel Donations

The likely chair of a revived global warming committee tells Sludge she’ll reject campaign donations from the fossil fuel industry to “build confidence in her leadership.”

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STOCK TICKER: Tom Carper’s Spouse Invests in Marathon Petroleum

The wife of the ranking member on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee bought stock in an oil company in November.

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Beto O’Rourke Removed From ‘No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge’ Following Sludge Report

In the wake of a Sludge investigation showing multiple contributions from oil and gas executives, Oil Change USA took O’Rourke’s name off the list of political candidates who promised to reject fossil fuel donations over $200.

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Democrats on Key Energy Subcommittees Have Financial Stakes in Oil and Gas Companies

Seven Democratic members of the House Energy Committee’s Energy and Environment subcommittees collectively own at least $2.3 million worth of stock in the oil and gas industry.

Beto Got $430,000 From Individuals in Oil and Gas. Should We Care?

One tweet about campaign finance set off a Twitter war between liberals and leftists that culminated in wild conspiracy theories.

Opinion
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America’s Biggest Wildfire Profiteer Is Major Donor to Republicans Whose Policies Benefit His Business

Scientists say that post-fire logging makes future wildfires more likely, but Republicans with funding from the logging industry are trying to expand the practice.

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State Propaganda: EPA Cites Koch-Funded Article to Attack Climate Report

The energy editor of the Charles Koch-funded Daily Caller owes his career to the conservative billionaire industrialist.