A new investigation uncovers how a sophisticated social media disinformation campaign helped to convince Van Wert County to reject further wind development.
– $192 Million to 72 Groups Associated with Opposition to Clean Energy Solutions and Climate Change Denial from 1997-2013 – $108 Million to At Least 19 Groups to Fight State Renewable Energy Policies 2011-2013 (Over 18 months, Checks and Balances Project conducted the first in-depth investigation into Koch Industries, Inc. AND what we call… Read more »
Loris published 15 attacks on the Paris Climate Accord from April 16, 2016, through June 28, 2017, and played a major role in the Trump Administration’s decision to abandon the agreement — making the United States the only nation in the world not to be a part of that historic accord.
The Charles Koch Institute posted to Facebook about how Thanksgiving is a subsidized holiday. Yet Koch Industries and its subsidiaries have accepted 230 awards worth $422 million from states and localities – the majority since 2010 – plus 78 more with undisclosed amounts.
The U.S. is fixated on Trump. But the Koch Brothers are getting stronger. Through Mike Pence they’re preparing to take over of the federal government.
An obscure Coast Guard committee, co-chaired by the powerful shipping lobby, has the power to force drastic cuts to lease areas that offshore-wind developers have already purchased.
Today, we publish 120,746 emails and attachments exchanged between Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).
After Year of Evasion on Record Requests, New Poll Shows a Majority Reject Stump’s Assertions (Note: this story was updated on March 8, 2016.) Lawyers for the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) tried today to have a judge help it to continue blocking public access to thousands of work-related text messages on Commissioner Bob Stump’s… Read more »
Support by ExxonMobil Spurs Questions by Climate, Clean Energy, and Divestment Groups Today, Checks and Balances Project and representatives of seven allied organizations sent a letter to Columbia University President Dr. Lee Bollinger, asking that he compel Jason Bordoff, founding director of Columbia’s Global Center on Energy Policy, to release the names of the… Read more »
Influence peddling in America is a $9 billion a year industry. It’s as big as Major League Baseball or NASA’s Mars spacecraft program, changing from direct meetings with lawmakers to a vertically integrated set of businesses that work every stage of government decision making – including the shaping of public opinion. Many have charted the… Read more »