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How the Chamber of Commerce's Scorecard Elevates Climate Deniers

On Aug 24, 2020
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In 2019, 87% of climate deniers in Congress were awarded a 'Spirit of Enterprise' award by the @USChamber. Newsflash: That isn't what climate leadership looks like... https://t.co/HcKuSKVEvH #ActOnClimate
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As the most powerful trade organization on Earth, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce prides itself on its many members. But does it truly represent their interests? When it comes to climate change and congressional campaigns, the answer is an indisputable no.

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In 2019, 87% of climate deniers in Congress were awarded a 'Spirit of Enterprise' award by the @USChamber. Newsflash: That isn't what climate leadership looks like... https://t.co/HcKuSKVEvH #ActOnClimate
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How the Chamber of Commerce's Scorecard Elevates Climate Deniers

How the Chamber of Commerce's Scorecard Elevates Climate Deniers

As the most powerful trade organization on Earth, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce prides itself on its many members. But does it truly represent their interests? When it comes to climate ...

As Green New Deal Fight Shifts To 2020, Young Activists Are Hitting The Road

As Green New Deal Fight Shifts To 2020, Young Activists Are Hitting The Road

The Sunrise Movement's Road to a Green New Deal Tour will make stops in states like Kentucky, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Trump’s Attack On Climate Science Echoes Big Oil’s 1998 Denial Campaign

Trump’s Attack On Climate Science Echoes Big Oil’s 1998 Denial Campaign

The oil industry hatched a plan to recruit scientists to sow doubt about the climate change threat. The White House carries that torch.

Climate and the New House Majority Slouching Towards Suburbia (Part 2)

Climate and the New House Majority Slouching Towards Suburbia (Part 2)

Respondents in all categories from Liberal Democrats to Conservative Republicans placed environmental protection higher on their priority lists than climate change. Despite years of media ...

1,000 Google Employees Are Sick of Their Bosses' Half-Assed Climate Efforts

1,000 Google Employees Are Sick of Their Bosses' Half-Assed Climate Efforts

Google—a company headquartered on Earth—has not always been keen to cave to the demands of its increasingly vocal and organized staff. Nonetheless, 1,000 Googlers have now signed a letter ...

The politicians in FirstEnergy's pocket

The politicians in FirstEnergy's pocket

The utility behind a $61 million anti-climate bribery scheme is trying to buy public officials across the country, a HEATED investigation shows.

Is Your Trade Group Blocking Climate Action?

Is Your Trade Group Blocking Climate Action?

Companies need to form new coalitions and government alliances.

David Koch Is Dead, But His Legacy of Climate Denial Lives On

David Koch Is Dead, But His Legacy of Climate Denial Lives On

Seminal climate scientist Michael Mann, who was the target of a Koch-funded smear, explains how the Koch Brothers "almost single-handedly stymied climate action for decades."

Even with Trump in Office, the Climate Denial Movement Is Quietly Falling Apart

Even with Trump in Office, the Climate Denial Movement Is Quietly Falling Apart

Behind the scenes, climate deniers are losing funding and succumbing to infighting.

Why conservatives keep gaslighting the nation about climate change

Why conservatives keep gaslighting the nation about climate change

Republican climate rhetoric shifts (again), but the goal remains the same.

"Truth Isn't Truth": Giuliani Borrows from the Climate Denial/Tobacco Company Playbook

"Truth Isn't Truth": Giuliani Borrows from the Climate Denial/Tobacco Company Playbook

By suggesting that “alternative facts” are just as valid as actual facts, he attempts to pull off an all-too-familiar scam

For 2020, We Must Better Prepare To Fight Misleading Anti-Climate Rhetoric

For 2020, We Must Better Prepare To Fight Misleading Anti-Climate Rhetoric

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. July was the hottest month ever recorded....

Democratic 2020 hopefuls split over tackling climate crisis

Democratic 2020 hopefuls split over tackling climate crisis

The US Democrats running to be the party’s 2020 presidential candidate spent seven hours last night at a townhall meeting hosted by CNN, which saw them debate what they would do to tackle ...

The Cannabis Industry Expands Its Reach in Washington

The Cannabis Industry Expands Its Reach in Washington

Marijuana advocates exert their growing influence on Capitol Hill.

Today Google stops funding climate change deniers

Today Google stops funding climate change deniers

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused Google to rethink our responsibility in another global crisis, and today we are immediately ending our funding of all climate change-denying organizations.

“We are the first generation to feel the sting of climate change, and we are the last generation that can do something about it.”

“We are the first generation to feel the sting of climate change, and we are the last generation that can do something about it.”

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