An examination of public records obtained by Checks and Balances Project shows that county commissioners were the target of anti-wind propaganda supported by or aligned with the interests of oil, natural gas, and coal companies.
– $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.
A new investigative report by Bloomberg News shines a light on the myriad other stances that the National Black Chamber of Commerce has taken on behalf of its deep-pocketed, entrenched donors.
During a segment on climate change politics on Sept. 1, 2017, columnist David Brooks takes to the airwaves to spread an incomplete story again about the polarized state of climate change politics.
Behind the Scenes, Koch Strength Increases (For a printable version of this graphic, click HERE.) America is transfixed by the Trump circus. But with little notice, the Koch Brothers are getting stronger. Their decades-long quest to reorient the economic philosophy of the Republican Party and allied organizations to an extreme, anti-government Libertarian philosophy that benefits… Read more »
Kochs Grow Stronger: Why It Matters (For a printable version of this graphic, click HERE.) While people are focused on President Trump, day-by-day, with little notice, the Koch Brothers are getting stronger. And their deep ties to Vice President Mike Pence are paying off. David Koch has demonstrated his appreciation of Pence by giving… Read more »
Charles Koch?…. “His organization just sends me money.” Something unusual and encouraging just happened, and few people likely noticed. In 2013, Checks and Balances Project broke important ground by documenting the remarkable effectiveness of front groups funded by the fossil fuel lobby. In our True Ties report, we uncovered how these groups position themselves as… Read more »