The Maine Players Attacking Renewable Energy: The Koch Brothers

In a new report, the Maine Conservation Alliance asks: are we debating renewable energy, or the Koch brothers’ profits?” Maine’s renewable energy standards have been the prime target of the Koch Machine – front groups, think tanks, and legislators with financial...

/ May 3, 2013

Fracking New York with Another Conflict of Interest: Ecology and Environment’s Frackonomics

Member of one of the oil and gas lobby hired as "independent consultant" by Cuomo Administration.

/ April 25, 2013

Grover Norquist and Americans for Tax Reform’s Deceptive Campaigns for Dirty Energy and Big Tobacco

Grover Norquist is a familiar player in Washington debates, renowned for convincing nearly every Republican in Congress to sign a pledge to not raise taxes. But Norquist’s main job is not as a principled advocate for his brand of limited...

/ April 1, 2013

The Real Cost of Coal Exports and Fossil Fuels

Coal mining companies such as Peabody Energy are trying to boost exports of publicly owned coal to Asia

/ February 26, 2013

Donors Trust: The Secret Group Funding Attacks on Clean Energy & Climate Science

New research shows almost $120 million flowed from two secretive groups, called “Donors Trust” and “Donors Capital” to 102 groups denying climate science and attacking clean energy. The Guardian’s Suzanne Goldenberg reports that “the funds, doled out between 2002 and 2010, helped...

/ February 15, 2013

Fracking Scandal Hits Cuomo Administration

Newly Disclosed Documents Show Conflicts of Interest

/ February 11, 2013

ALEC Attacks Clean Energy Standards: Ohio & Virginia

Over the past couple weeks, fossil fuel interests and their allies have ramped up attacks on clean energy on the state level. As the Washington Post reported in November, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a fossil fuel-funded advocacy group, has made it a...

/ January 30, 2013