Environment

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Media Primary category in which blog post is published

Charles Koch Is Funding Rightwing, Pro-Trump Media, New Disclosure Reveals

Newly disclosed tax forms show that the billionaire industrialist’s foundations have increased their funding of conservative outlets while also ramping up support for First Amendment groups.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Democratic Opponents of ‘Green New Deal’ Committee Received Big Fossil Fuel Donations

New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone, likely the new Energy Committee chairman, has received $178,000 from energy and natural resources interests this election cycle alone.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

Senator-Turned-Oil-Lobbyist Phonebanks With Heidi Heitkamp

The lobbyist campaigns for North Dakota’s incumbent senator as one of her clients is seeking to expand a controversial oil pipeline in the state.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

Rick Scott Is Heavily Invested in Fossil Fuel Companies Donating to His Senate Campaign

Oil, gas and coal companies are bankrolling the Florida governor’s campaign to join the U.S. Senate as increasingly intense storms batter his state.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

New York Pension Chief Cashes in on Natural Gas

New York state’s chief investment officer invested millions of retirement dollars in a fossil fuel company – and then joined the company’s board the same week she retired.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Alaskan Natives Caught in Japan Whale Lobby’s Net

As Japan seeks to drum up support for its whaling program, signs point to it once again using indigenous Alaskans as political leverage.

Elections Primary category in which blog post is published

Cuomo Pushes Environmental Protections While Accepting Oil & Gas Donations

Challenger Cynthia Nixon recently unveiled an ambitious climate platform and promised to reject fossil fuel campaign donations.