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A Climate Change Skeptic, Mike Pence Brought to the Vice Presidency Deep Ties to the Koch Brothers

On Aug 31, 2020
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Mike Pence and the Koch Brothers, a long and trusting relationship: The Koch brothers contributed $300,000 to his $15 million campaign for Indiana governor in 2012, placing them among the new governor's top five donors. https://t.co/fHajEgv3NC
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Pence’s record on climate is built on ironclad support for oil, gas and coal, and an abiding antipathy for the ‘job-killing’ Paris climate accord.

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On Aug 31, 2020
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Mike Pence and the Koch Brothers, a long and trusting relationship: The Koch brothers contributed $300,000 to his $15 million campaign for Indiana governor in 2012, placing them among the new governor's top five donors. https://t.co/fHajEgv3NC
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A Climate Change Skeptic, Mike Pence Brought to the Vice Presidency Deep Ties to the Koch Brothers

A Climate Change Skeptic, Mike Pence Brought to the Vice Presidency Deep Ties to the Koch Brothers

Pence’s record on climate is built on ironclad support for oil, gas and coal, and an abiding antipathy for the ‘job-killing’ Paris climate accord.

Mike Pence's unbelievable answer on whether climate change is a threat

Mike Pence's unbelievable answer on whether climate change is a threat

Sometimes you have to read something to believe it. Vice President Mike Pence's pretzel-twisting when asked by CNN's Jake Tapper whether climate change is a threat to the United States is ...

Media Guide: The Fossil Fuel Industry Players Setting Trump’s Energy Agenda

Media Guide: The Fossil Fuel Industry Players Setting Trump’s Energy Agenda

The fossil fuel industry has unprecedented influence on GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign. Here is what media should know about the fossil fuel lobbyists, executives, and ...

Mike Pence repeatedly refuses to say climate crisis is a threat to US

Mike Pence repeatedly refuses to say climate crisis is a threat to US

Trump VP resists direct questioning in CNN interview after EPA move to roll back Obama Clean Power Plan

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.

The Farm Bureau: Big Oil’s Unnoticed Ally Fighting Climate Science and Policy

The Farm Bureau: Big Oil’s Unnoticed Ally Fighting Climate Science and Policy

While big oil and gas companies provided the cash for anti-regulation campaigns, the farm lobby offered up a sympathetic face: the American farmer.

ExxonMobil Is Still Bankrolling Climate Science Deniers

ExxonMobil Is Still Bankrolling Climate Science Deniers

ExxonMobil says it believes “the risk of climate change is real” and it is “committed to being part of the solution.” The largest investor-owned oil company in the world also says it ...

June 2009: In Germany, Obama Says 'Cap And Trade System' Helps 'Deal With Potentially Cataclysmic Disaster' Of 'Climate Change' And Is 'Hopeful' That US Will Have 'Concrete' 'Commitment' Before Copenhagen.

June 2009: In Germany, Obama Says 'Cap And Trade System' Helps 'Deal With Potentially Cataclysmic Disaster' Of 'Climate Change' And Is 'Hopeful' That US Will Have 'Concrete' 'Commitment' Before Copenhagen.

Americans have been struck by a barrage of billion-dollar climate disasters, driven by increasing greenhouse pollution from fossil fuels. Yet even as climate impacts grow more serious, ...

“Kochland” Examines the Koch Brothers’ Early, Crucial Role in Climate-Change Denial

“Kochland” Examines the Koch Brothers’ Early, Crucial Role in Climate-Change Denial

A new book by Christopher Leonard reveals how Charles and David Koch crippled government action on climate change.

Inside conservatives' disarray on climate

Inside conservatives' disarray on climate

Alex Flint sent the email at 5:24 p.m. on a Tuesday, but it had the tone of a middle-of-the-night manifesto. In it, the conservative climate activist attacked one of the biggest barriers to ...

Blue States Roll Out Aggressive Climate Strategies. Red States Keep to the Sidelines.

Blue States Roll Out Aggressive Climate Strategies. Red States Keep to the Sidelines.

The widening divide between states on climate-change policy comes with the potential to cement an economic and social divide for years to come.

Last Week, Trump Kneecapped Conservative Climate Policy

Last Week, Trump Kneecapped Conservative Climate Policy

Lost in the firestorm that followed last week’s withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement is the arresting display of intellectual meltdown within the GOP. Republicans—with Trump at the ...

How the GOP Became a Potent Force in Climate Science Denial

How the GOP Became a Potent Force in Climate Science Denial

Most Americans care about climate change. Why can't politicians take action?

Trump EPA moves to kill Obama's clean-air rule to encourage new coal plants

Trump EPA moves to kill Obama's clean-air rule to encourage new coal plants

Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler proposed eliminating an Obama-era clean air rule to encourage the creation of more coal power plants.

How House Republicans won over conservatives to gain consensus on a climate agenda

How House Republicans won over conservatives to gain consensus on a climate agenda

House Republicans have convinced their most conservative members to support a forthcoming plan for the federal government to address climate change.