Tag: Americans for Prosperity
In Pennsylvania, a Complex Network of Climate Deniers, Business Groups is Working to Kill RGGI
A tangled web of individuals and groups representing business interests and conservative think tanks lies at the forefront of opposition to Pennsylvania’s attempt to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative...
Harry Brown: North Carolina’s anti-wind lawmaker is backed by Koch money
Harry Brown, the state senator who wants to ban new wind farms in eastern North Carolina, has received thousands of dollars in campaign money from Koch Industries and other fossil...
Koch Brothers’ Americans for Prosperity and Heartland Institute Climate Denier Join Arizona Public Service’s Anti-Clean Energy Campaign
As do politicians and organizations that have received thousands of dollars from the utility
George David Banks: Trump’s climate advisor worked with anti-wind and climate skeptic groups
George David Banks, a top advisor to President Trump on climate change, once worked as the “D.C. liaison” for the Alliance for Wise Energy Decisions (AWED), a coalition of “individuals,...
On ABC’s “This Week” Scott Pruitt Cites the Success of the EPA and Clean Air Act to Undo Them
It is a bitter irony that Scott Pruitt cites the Clean Air Act success story to justify the Trump administration’s attacks on clean air and water safeguards
Charles Koch Distorts the Facts: Here Are The Ways His Money & Political Network Prevent Clean Energy Businesses From Succeeding
The Kochs use their political influence and funding for efforts to repeal laws designed to support the deployment of more renewable electricity.
Industry-funded Front Groups Working Together To Fight Clean Power Plan
These ten industry-funded front groups have been working to stop the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan regulations seeking to combat combat climate change.
Taxpayer Protection Alliance
The Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA) is an advocacy front group that is part of the Koch political network, and is largely funded by money funneled through the Koch-connected Americans for Job...
Florida Solar Energy Attacked
Floridians for Solar Choice, a 2015 formed alliance of conservatives, libertarians, and environmentalists, launched a ballot initiative that would allow voters in the 2016 election to vote on whether or not property...
Partnership for Affordable Clean Energy
The Partnership for Affordable Clean Energy (PACE) is an anti-clean energy front group that often advocates for the positions of fossil fuel and utility interests, while claiming to care about...