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Jason Linkins

The Future Of Attack Ads Is An Endless Loop Of Loony Billionaires Yelling At Each Other

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics

Terrible political attack ads used to be so simple. Time was you could forget to press forward on your TiVo and accidentally catch some dire-sounding ...

Power To The Apes: The Costs of Climate Change

Molly Miller | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Molly Miller

What is the cost of millions of asthma deaths? What is the global cost of flooding, disease and destruction directly caused by climate change?

Climate Super PAC Struggling To Bring In Money

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A super PAC aiming to make climate change a key issue in this year's midterm elections is falling far short of its goal to raise $...

Influence Peddling and Inequality in London: Nobody Expects a Monty Python Fourth of July

Michael Winship | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

In the face of heavy opposition from the moneyed classes on either shore, both the United States and the United Kingdom are desperately in need of campaign finance reform. No joke.

Billionaire Environmentalist Speaks Out After NYT Critique

www.politico.com | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green
Read More: Tom Steyer, Green News

When I learned that the New York Times was planning to report on my time as an investor at Farallon Capital Management, I wanted to sit down with the ...

We Want People to Change Their Minds

Bill McKibben | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green
Bill McKibben

Every one of us in the Western world has contributed to climate change. We drive, fly, cool, heat. Perhaps we draw pensions from funds that back Exxon and Shell. On and on it goes, since fossil fuel is knit into the fabric of our society. If, as the Times puts it, Tom Steyer is "shadowed by coal," so are the rest of us.

Environmentalist Juggernaut Helped Fund Coal Projects

The New York Times | Posted 07.04.2014 | Politics

To environmentalists across Australia, it is a baffling anachronism in an era of climate change: the construction of a 4,000-acre mine in New South Wa...

Kate Sheppard

Hardcore Capitalists Warn That Climate Change Is A Really Big Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

Another day, another climate change report predicting serious consequences for the United States. Tuesday's report, however, focuses on the devastatio...

Money Men Tally Cost Of Climate Change

AP | JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 06.24.2014 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — Climate change is likely to exact enormous costs on U.S. regional economies in the form of lost property, reduced industrial output ...

Kate Sheppard

White House Plans Another Big Climate Push

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– One year after President Barack Obama rolled out his climate change action plan, the administration is putting fresh emphasis on its e...

Billionaire Starts Fund For Victims Of Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.06.2014 | Green

In light of the devastating wildfires in California, hedge fund billionaire and climate change activist Tom Steyer is launching a new fund to aid vict...

Commander Behind Bin Laden Killing: FBI/DHS Wasting Time Tracking Environmentalists

Steve Horn | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogDave Cooper, Command Master Chief SEAL (Retired) for the Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU), has authored a ...

GOP Senate Candidate Acknowledges Climate Change Is Real

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land (R), who's running to replace retiring Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), acknowledged in two tweets Wednes...

Kate Sheppard

Retired Navy SEAL Says Keystone XL Would Be Highly Vulnerable To Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON – If constructed, the Keystone XL pipeline would be highly vulnerable to terrorist attacks, according to a paper that an environmental gr...

Climate = Opportunity

Steven Crandell | Posted 07.27.2014 | Green
Steven Crandell

Some people see climate change as civilization self-destructing. They're wrong. It's the opportunity of the century. Courtesy: NASA Here's why...

Battle of the Billionaires Shapes This Year's Midterm Elections

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

The Koch brothers, who have built up their vast fortune through oil, gas and coal, will battle to protect their fossil fuel interests. If they succeed, it would mark doom for Barack Obama's second-term green agenda.

Climate Group Backed By Billionaire Progressive Donor Goes To Koch Brothers' Turf

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

A political action committee backed by the billionaire climate change activist Tom Steyer has made reservations for a new round of TV ads in both Wash...

Sam Stein

Top Democratic Governor Tells Big-Time Donors To Ante Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The man responsible for electing Democrats to governorships around the country urged his party's wealthy donors on Tuesday morning to st...

Top Liberal Donors Seek To Nudge Hillary Clinton Toward Elizabeth Warren

Politico | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics

Some of the country’s biggest Democratic donors — including Tom Steyer and Jonathan Soros — are huddling behind closed doors next week in Chicag...

Paul Blumenthal

Nothing Really Compares To The Koch Political Empire

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As billionaire conservatives Charles and David Koch become a focus of Democratic Party attacks for their big spending in the 2014 electi...

Paul Blumenthal

Koch Brothers Accuse Democrats Of Being Backed By Evil Koch-Like Brothers

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In another example of the network funded by David and Charles Koch jumping to defend the billionaire brothers, a conservative nonprofit ...

Can We Make Environmentalism a Centrist Issue?

Sean McElwee | Posted 05.19.2014 | Green
Sean McElwee

By adopting a moderate framing and language that appeals to both centrist thought leaders and disenchanted Republican moderates and independents, the environment could become to the left what race has been to the right.

Now That the Future's Back in California, What's Up and Why with Jerry Brown, Democrats, and Republicans

William Bradley | Posted 05.11.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Is it because of Jerry Brown's leadership skills, his "insider's knowledge and outsider's mind?" Is it because California Democrats have their act together? Is it because California Republicans have run their party into the ground? Or some combination thereof?

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid: 'Republicans Are Addicted To Koch' (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) kept up his concerted campaign against the oil billionaire Koch Brothers Tuesday, saying on t...

Funding Environmentalism

Jay Mandle | Posted 04.27.2014 | Politics
Jay Mandle

There is no conflict in using money both to deepen democracy and advance a climate change agenda. The vast sums of money earmarked to support environmentally friendly candidates could better be used to fund grassroots organizing.