A website devoted of tracking dirty energy money. Find out if your elected officials are receiving any.
What does the fossil fuel industry get for all its campaign contributions? Subsidies. Our government provides at least $10 billion annually in tax breaks, giveaways, loans, price controls, and other ways to support the fossil fuel industry.
via Dirty Energy Money – Oil Change International.
Many corporations have a vested interest in making sure environmental regulations stay weak and to influence legislation, will spend big money..
Internal documents acquired by ThinkProgress Green reveal that the climate-denial think tank Heartland Institute received funding from at least 19 publicly traded corporations in 2010 and 2011. The companies’ combined contributions exceeded $1.3 million for an array of projects. As Think Progress Green reported on Tuesday, the Heartland Institute’s projects included a secret plan to teach children that climate change is a hoax.
via EXPOSED: 19 Corporations Funding Heartland Institute | ThinkProgress.