Even now, when scientists say we’ve done irreversible damage to our planet, corporate and legacy news outlets won’t give up the fossil fuel dollars.
CMD Launches Anti-Protest Lobbying Tracker
The lobby tracker was created for researchers, journalists, and citizen activists to shed light on the special interests behind the anti-protest bills being introduced in the states that would increase the threat of criminal prosecution for protests and chill free speech.
RAGA’s Pay-to-Play Scheme Exposed in Effort to Kill Methane Fees
Republican attorneys general from 19 states sent a letter to Congress in October hoping to persuade senators to vote against further regulations on highly polluting methane emissions following an American Petroleum Institute briefing to RAGA policy directors.
Republicans, Climate Deniers, and Ranchers Gather on Earth Day to Stop 30×30
Gov. Pete Ricketts (R-Neb.) hosts the “Stop 30×30 Summit” in Lincoln, Nebraska on April 22. The 30×30 plan has a goal of protecting at least 30% of America’s lands and waters by 2030.
The Dirty Dozen: The Biggest Nonprofit Funders of Climate Denial
A CMD report exposes the U.S.-based nonprofits most responsible for poisoning the discourse on climate change.
Republican Group of State Financial Officers Takes on Woke Capitalism
Republican treasurers, auditors, and staff from 16 states are huddling together with corporate lobbyists and an array of right-wing groups for the State Financial Officers Foundation’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans this week to discuss strategies to combat “woke” policies, fake news, and China.
ALEC’s “Critical Energy Theory” Bills Moving in Four States
New ALEC and industry-backed bills that would blacklist banks that divest from fossil fuels have been introduced in Indiana, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and West Virginia so far this year.
Big Polluter is Top Donor to Koch Political Group
The CEO of Mountaire Farms, which paid out more than $200 million for environmental damages and remediation last year, is the second biggest donor to Koch’s Americans for Prosperity Action.
ALEC Launches Attack on Banks That Divest From Fossil Fuels
At today’s policy summit of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), state legislative and corporate members unanimously approved a model bill that would penalize companies that stop investing in or financing fossil fuels.
Fair Elections and U.S. Constitution Come Under Attack at ALEC Meeting
The American Legislative Exchange Council kicked off its annual policy summit today with a meeting of its secret working group on election suppression and gerrymandering strategies, and an “Academy” on right-wing plans to rewrite the U.S. Constitution.