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The Koch Brothers will protect their fossil fuel interests to the detriment of a sustainable future

The Koch Brothers Control of America 

Charles and David Koch are brothers and oil billionaires who have a long history of political interference and climate misinformation. Their multifarious support for fossil fuels has helped to slow America’s adoption of renewable energy. They have also undermined efforts to pass climate and energy legislation at both the state and national levels. They have even managed to influence the…

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Does the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline rest in the hands of a bought and sold government?

Campaign Finance and the Fate of Keystone XL

While a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline has been delayed yet again, the ultimate fate of the project is directly related to campaign finance. There is a war being waged through the medium of campaign finance that pits environmental concerns against the fossil fuel industry. The Keystone XL would transport more than 800,000 barrels of tar sands bitumen from…

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Enviro News Wrap: Oil and the Arab Spring; Climate Skeptic Confirms Global Warming; EPA Chief Hits Back on GOP Attack, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: As the Arab world tries to embrace democracy, oil stands in the way. Through massive pressure from the environmental community over the past 40 years, global banking institutions like the World Bank provide funds for environmental projects and businesses in the developing world. Remember, however, that…

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