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Koch Brothers + US Chamber = Why Congress Doesn't Care About Climate Change

Bill McKibben | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill McKibben

Those of us who work on climate change have spent years trying to figure out why Congress pays no attention to the issue. But with the role of money in our politics becoming so obvious of late, we now know.

The Three Biggest Honkers from Senator Murkowski and Her Supporters

David Doniger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Doniger

They say truth is the first casualty in war. Senator Murkowski is leading a war to destroy the Clean Air Act as a tool to combat climate change.

US Chamber's Influence and Credibility on the Decline

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

One reason for the Chamber's decline may be the result of what the Chamber's positioning communicates to businesses and lawmakers alike.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Besieged by Critics

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Even local chambers of commerce are unhappy with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Some local chambers are even speaking out.

The US Chamber's Continuing Climate Credibility Crisis

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

If the media briefing late last week was supposed to make things better for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the face of an onslaught of major defections over its climate extremism, it didn't.

Is the U.S. Chamber Changing its Tune, or Just its Tone?

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

A new letter released by the Chamber appears to sing a new tune on climate policy, leading Senator Kerry to wonder whether the letter reflects a real change in the Chamber's position.