Donald Trump has posted more than 100 Tweets attacking wind and solar power. He has also suggested that global warming is a hoax manufactured by the Chinese.
Recent investigations have revealed that some of the nation’s largest electric utilities, including the industry's trade association, have quietly funded UARG to sue President Obama's Clean Power Plan.
Analysis of bankruptcy court documents reveals Peabody Energy funding climate denial that span trade associations, lobby groups, and industry front groups.
FirstEnergy Shareholders Vote Against Proposal for Disclosure of Lobbying Activities and Membership Payments
The shareholder activist stated the inadequate disclosure by FirstEnergy, combined with its active lobbying against the Clean Power Plan, present significant risks to investors.
Sisters of two Catholic religious orders that own Duke Energy stock want full disclosure of lobbying activities, but the board and shareholders rejected the proposal.
Now that countries have signed the Paris Agreement, global investors are warning utility companies that they must now act.
Utility companies including the industry's trade association, Edison Electric Institute, have worked to stop the rules and continue to fund organizations focused on overturning the rules.