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.
This relationship between a lobbyist for one of the nation’s largest utilities and an aggressive purveyor of attacks on climate science and policies warrants much deeper scrutiny than it has so far received.
Wisconsin Energy Corp. CEO, Gale Klappa, President of Global Warming Misinformation Campaign Earlier In His Career
The Information Council on the Environment was created as a front group for coal and utility interests to “reposition global warming as theory (not fact).”
Southern Company has been funding Willie Soon, an astrophysicist and climate change denier at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics through one of its subsidiaries called Southern Company Services.