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BP Says ‘Bye-Bye’ to Conservative Group ALEC

Oil and gas giant BP is the latest company to leave the American Legislative Exchange Council, the conservative group better known as ALEC.
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eBay’s Christmas Gift to ALEC: No Renewal

Cutting ties with a lobby organization right before Christmas can be risky business -- that is, unless you know that your consumer base…
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TransCanada’s Keystone Backup Plan

According to documents leaked to Greenpeace, the Canadian company TransCanada has a backup plan in case Keystone fails to get approval.
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Arizona to Roll Back Efficiency Standards

Last week the bipartisan Arizona Corporation Commission quietly passed a resolution to essentially repeal efficiency standards set in 2010.
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Latest IPCC Report Comes with Grim Warnings

Last week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its fourth and final report on climate change. Said U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon,…
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Renewable Electricity Mandate Faces Close Defeat in Kansas

Renewable energy supporters in Kansas are wiping their brow after a close brush with repeal. The state's key renewable electricity legislation was voted…
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SC Johnson Shows How to Do Wind Right, Despite Lack of Support from Home State

SC Johnson issues one-year anniversary wind power report for two turbines at its Waxdale, Wisconsin facility, but conservative legislators continue to obstruct future…
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Climate Trolls Outdo Themselves with Creepy Health Care Ad

The industrialist Koch Brothers, who fund climate change denial, are behind the new "creepy Uncle Sam" anti-ACA ads from Generation America. The question…
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Coca-Cola Pumps More Money into U.S. Water Resources

The Coca-Cola company will provide more funding for watershed restoration projects in the US under a new partnership with the USDA National Forest…
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ALEC Now Looking to Teach Climate Denial in Schools

Just when it seemed that ALEC could go no lower than trying to do away with clean energy, they have turned their attention…
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Big Coal Blames Super Bowl Blackout on Renewables

Peabody Chairman and CEO Gregory Boyce claimed that “Without coal, you might as well turn off half the lights not just for our…
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Skeptic Leaks Latest IPCC Draft Claiming It Overturns Global Warming Theory

A climate skeptic named Alec Rawls gained access to the latest (Fifth) IPCC draft report and posted an unauthorized copy of it on…
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ALEC Looking to Turn the Clock Back on Renewables

The Electricity Freedom Act is nothing more than a shameless attempt to repeal Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) legislation in any and all of…
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Johnson & Johnson Latest Company To Break Away From ALEC

Johnson & Johnson is the latest company to break away from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
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Coca Cola Enterprises Invests $23 Million in Energy Efficiency

International beverage icon Coca-Cola Enterprises recently released their seventh Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) report entitled, “How can a drink build a more…