The Climate Investigations Center reveals the funding sources and disinformation efforts by climate deniers and other fossil fuel funded organizations. Our efforts shine a light on the individuals and organizations working to derail and stall policy action on climate change.
Attacks On Regulation
- Climate Lawsuits: Depose Lee Raymond and Rex Tillerson
- Will Virginia Governor-elect Ralph Northam accept Dominion money for inaugural committee?
- Steve Milloy climate denier’s ExxonMobil shareholder proposal goes down in flames
- Trump Administration Pressing for Appeal, Dismissal of Climate Lawsuit
- Big Oil Stalls Questioning of ExxonMobil’s Tillerson in Climate Lawsuit
Steve Milloy’s decades long war on climate change science and policy continued today at the ExxonMobil Annual General Meeting for shareholders. There Milloy forwarded shareholder proposal on “Nuisance Shareholders” with an attack on environmentalists, shareholder activists and the Exxon management. Milloy’s proposal got a lame 1.5% of shareholders’ votes, while a climate change proposal linked to …
American Legislative Exchange Council
As we have been saying…lots of climate lawsuits are landing in State and Federal courts nationwide. As these suits move forward, there is a short list of people who ought to be deposed first. Former ExxonMobil CEOs, Rex Tillerson and Lee Raymond, top the list. Rex Tillerson worked at Exxon for his entire corporate career …
Clean Power Plan
American Electric Power says “We don’t agree with or share every position” of ACCCE, yet remains a member of the coal lobby group
The Conesville Power Plant in Conesville, Ohio, is operated by American Electric Power and burns about 12,000 tons of coal a day. That’s enough coal to fill 120 box cars. ALLY MAROTTI / WOSU American Electric Power (AEP), one of the largest utilities in the United States, distanced itself from some of the positions of …