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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 […]Read More

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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 […]Read More

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Powerful Forces Opposing Climate Change Mitigation

The unbridled pursuit of profit by powerful interests is actively delaying action on climate change. Climate denying corporate interests and their political counterparts, along with the press and cynical investments, are making progress on climate change mitigation very difficult. Republicans are the political minions of climate denial Republicans continue to oppose action on climate change. […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Wind Power on the Rise; We Are

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Wind power is growing in America, 20 percent of the energy mix in America could be wind power by 2030 Are we all, to some degree, climate change deniers? Its hard to internalize the future effects of climate […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: US Military Adopts Renewable Energy Target; Looking

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The US Military has set a target of using 25 percent renewable energy by 2025. This is great for the renewable energy industry, many everyday products are brought to the American public by way of large scale […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: State Dept. Downplays Climate Impacts of Keystone

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week. This week Anders is on a much-deserved vacation. The editor of GlobalWarmingisReal is taking over Anders’ duties this week curating some of the headlines in climate, energy and sustainability for the past week.  State Department issues statement […]Read More