EXPOSED: 19 Corporations Funding Heartland Institute | ThinkProgress

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.

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