Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.) denounced fossil fuel companies for exploiting taxpayers and refusing to testify before her congressional subcommittee.
The Center for Media and Democracy released a new report today, "Using Unions to Carry Big Oil's Water," detailing how the fossil fuel industry and the American Legislative Exchange Council cynically use unions to win Democratic support for legislation that criminalizes and chills environmental protests under the guise of "worker safety."
With Joe Biden in office, a serious plan to combat climate change is finally in our sights — but the clock is ticking, and there is no more room for error.
Koch Industries and its subsidiaries have been fined for environmental regulatory violations in every state where they operate over the past 20 years, a new study by Good Jobs First shows.
GOP Sen. Dan Sullivan has up to $5 million invested in a family business that makes petroleum-derived products, some of which it sells to the fossil fuels industry.
The congresswoman has faced hostile questioning from senators during her confirmation for interior secretary. Some of them are personally invested in fossil fuels.
The billionaire fossil fuel executive and GOP megadonor has spent his entire adult life financing partisan politics, right-wing think tanks, and ideological education programs. At 85, that's unlikely to change.
Major utility corruption scandals rocked three states in 2020, resulting in criminal charges against utility executives and the ouster of House Speakers in Illinois and Ohio.
The preferred funding conduits of the Koch political donor network gave out $165 million in grants in 2019, $90 million of which went to right-wing think tanks, advocacy groups, litigation centers, media outlets, extremists, and climate deniers.
IRS filings obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy show that the Charles Koch Foundation gave $141 million to universities and colleges, right-wing organizations, and other causes in 2019.