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Why a Koch Brothers Front Is Blasting Ethanol in Iowa

A conservative think-tank backed by the Koch brothers just launched a massive anti-ethanol campaign in Iowa, six days before the country's first presidential…
David Koch speaks at the 2015 Defending the American Dream Summit, sponsored by the climate-denial group Americans for Propserity, on August 21, in Columbus, Ohio.

David Koch Leaves Museum Board Amidst Controversy

Last week, David Koch resigned from the board of the American Museum of Natural History after 23 years. Environmental groups have been clamoring…
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Three Senators Launch Investigation of Climate Deniers’ Funding

Last week, three U.S. Senators sent 100 letters to businesses and organizations requesting information to glean whether they were funding climate deniers.
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Report: Energy Industry Spent $721 Million on Midterm Elections

The American Progress analysis — conducted with data from the Center for Responsive Politics and Kantar Media Intelligence — found that the energy…
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Republican Congressman to Introduce Climate Change Bill

A young Republican named Chris Gibson intends to put forth a resolution that will help others “recognize the reality” of climate change.
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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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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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U.S. Second in Installed Wind Power But Growth Uncertain

Growth in 2013 was modest, but the U.S. continues to be a world leader in installed wind power capacity. Prospects for 2014-2015 remain…
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Survey Finds That U.S. Leads the World in Climate Denial

This may confirm suspicions that many of us have already had. Besides leading the world in consumer debt and military spending, the U.S.…
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Governor Christie Pulls New Jersey Out of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

RGGI - the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative - is the first market-based regulatory program in the United States to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.…
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Tom Steyer vs. the Koch Brothers: Let the Games Begin

Steyer came out Thursday to announce the 2014 Strategic Plan for his superPAC, NextGen Climate. Specifically, Steyer wants to put climate change at…
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Undeterred By Facts, Climate Deniers Will Carry the Torch to Las Vegas

Scientists overwhelmingly agree that climate change is caused by human activity, but none of this has stopped or even slowed down the professional…
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Koch Connection to West Virginia Chemical Spill Company

Freedom Industries, the company responsible for the West Virginia chemical spill, is a distributor for a coal binding agent produced by the Koch…
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American Petroleum Institute Sues EPA Over New Biofuel Mandates

American Petroleum Institute sues EPA over new biofuel mandates. Are these legitimate concerns or just part of a larger anti-renewable agenda?
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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…