The Koch brothers have said that they will sit out this presidential election because they don't support Donald Trump. But will they support Trump n...
Several weeks ago, on June 17, I provided testimony about the threat of human-caused climate change to the Democratic Party Platform drafting committee in Phoenix Arizona. Fittingly, my testimony was just one day before record heat struck Phoenix.
Republican congressman Mike Pompeo of Kansas, who represents Wichita, seems to be doing the bidding of the Koch Brothers once again: He has introduced legislation to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from issuing or enforcing a rule to improve the safety of America's most dangerous chemical plants.
Outside spending groups have poured more than $20.4 million so far into Pennsylvania's Senate race between Republican incumbent Pat Toomey and Democrat Katie McGinty, putting it close behind Ohio's Senate race, at $21.8 million, for the most outside spending in a congressional contest.
When California responded to a pervasive and costly form of blight by enacting the nation's first statewide ban on throwaway plastic bags, the victory...
When a handful of attorneys general launched investigations of ExxonMobil for climate fraud, I wonder if they had any idea that they would be attacked for attempting to stifle the company's right of free speech.
The Koch political trust is the most formidable multi-state grassroots political operation in America. It now spends at least several hundred million dollars per election cycle on data-driven, targeted TV, radio and digital ads, direct mail, opposition research, grassroots organizing, and get-out-the-vote efforts in select states.
The Kochs have spent over $88 million in *traceable* funding to groups attacking climate change science, policy and regulation.
Outside groups -- including politically active nonprofits like the Koch brothers' Americans for Prosperity -- have spent more money trying to influence the 2016 Ohio Senate race between Republican Sen. Rob Portman and his challenger, Democrat Ted Strickland, than any other congressional contest: $15.5 million so far.
You may have concluded, "Well, if even ExxonMobil and the Kochs are saying that kind of thing, we must be getting close to a solution." If you did, you would be mistaken. We still need to keep the pressure on against these adversaries.
Those who are against a permanent ban on uranium mining at the Grand Canyon gateway make up an unsavory stew.
13 years ago, Weldon Angelos' world was turned upside down; his life instantly transformed into a veritable nightmare. At the age of 24, Angelos was indicted on three counts of marijuana distribution to an undercover informant.
Through tax-deductible "charitable" donations, the Kochs are systematically manufacturing a legion of "experts" at universities and think tanks across the country -- and then fighting to place them in Executive Branch positions so they can undermine the government from the inside.
I recently came back to New England from a visit to the Grand Canyon National Park--a trip that reaffirmed my commitment to protect this spectacular place and the surrounding area for future generations.
Investing in an electric future is not an obvious direction for a company like GM - and it has reversed course in the past and it could do so again. But if they do stay the course, it is absolutely deadly for oil companies.
We are halfway through the 2016 national elections and the onslaught of political money from billionaires and multimillionaires will continue and increase. This is not the way our democracy is meant to work or the way our country is meant to be governed.