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Are Climate Deniers Retreating or Doubling Down? Heartland and ALEC can’t decide

Are climate deniers in retreat? We think not. But Heartland and ALEC seem to be speaking from both sides of their mouths the days.  Flip flopping for sure. This week has seen a bizarre collection of

BP Leaves ALEC, Shades of Global Climate Coalition Defections

In what could be a throwback to the 1990s, the National Journal just broke that British Petroleum (BP) has quit the American Legislative Exchange Council today, saying ALEC membership was not needed to pursue its interests.

Willie Soon Scandal: Markey, Whitehouse, Boxer Letter to 100 Companies, Industry Groups

The new Telsa (electric car) has an acceleration setting called INSANE MODE…literally. The car goes from 0 to 60mph in 3.2 seconds… That’s what three Senators just did to accelerate the Willie Soon scandal.  

Five Questions on Climate Change for Lisa Nelson, ALEC CEO

Five questions reporters might ask Lisa Nelson, ALEC CEO on climate change and energy: 1.  YOUR PERSONAL UNDERSTANDING OF CLIMATE SCIENCE? Ms. Nelson stated recently, “I don’t know the science” of climate change. Q: What

CIC Briefing: Craig Idso Heartland Institute NIPCC Climate Denial

Background briefing, April 2014 Craig Idso: “Climate change is good for you” This week the Heartland Institute will release another chapter of its NIPCC, the “not the IPCC” document that will tell you the opposite

ALEC Hates the Climate

ALEC’s Long War on Climate Science and Climate Policy American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has long attacked climate science and climate policy.  The most recent skirmish surrounds greenhouse gas rules being drafted by the EPA.

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ALEC and Exxon: A Long Legacy of Climate Backlash

In this piece we examine the long history of attacks on climate and renewable energy policy at the state level and specifically examine Exxon’s ongoing financial ties to ALEC and the return on that investment. ExxonMobil