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Al Gore
With momentum building for U.S. climate policy, activists are going on the offensive against powerful skeptic interests. Will their efforts have an effect?
With momentum building for climate policy in Washington for the first time since 2010,...
Apr 2, 2013 | Read More
Wind farm
Forty bills and two major court cases are alive that would repeal RPS targets fully or partially, as public support for renewables grows.
Despite little success so far and growing support nationally for clean energy, a multi-pronged...
Mar 19, 2013 | Read More
Virginia's Republican attorney general, Kenneth Cuccinelli, speaks at the 2012 L
With Virginia's climate skeptic attorney general seeking the governor's seat and fossil fuel money pouring in, familiar battle lines are being drawn.
For climate skeptics, 2012 was a bad year at the polls. President Obama won re-election, and...
Dec 12, 2012 | Read More
Koch Industries has had a stake going back 50-yearsin Canadian heavy oil through
Recent action by Koch Oil Sands pulls the curtain back further on the Koch family's deep but quiet involvement in Canada's oil sands industry.
A Canadian division of Koch Industries is reviewing a range of offers to buy up to 220,000 net...
Sep 20, 2012 | Read More
Retired Vice Adm. Dennis McGinn, president and CEO of the American Council on Re
Retired Vice Adm. Dennis McGinn: 'We decided that we're not going to just stand by and be defensive.'
The renewable energy industry's main trade group has officially come out swinging against the...
Jun 25, 2012 | Read More
Deatil: Koch Athabasca Leaseholds 2009
Long involvement in Canada's tar sands has been central to Koch Industries' evolution and positions the billionaire brothers for a new oil boom.
Over the last decade, Charles and David Koch have emerged into public view as billionaire...
May 10, 2012 | Read More
Rep. Henry Waxman
Waxman cites legal papers filed by a Koch subsidiary, uncovered by InsideClimate News, in which it claimed a 'substantial' interest in the pipeline.
Editor's note: This version of the story adds comment from Koch Industries. Rep. Henry Waxman (D-...
Oct 18, 2011 | Read More
A document filed with Canada's Energy Board appears to cast doubt on claims by Koch Industries that it has no interest in the controversial pipeline.
In recent months Koch Industries Inc., the business conglomerate run by billionaire brothers...
Oct 5, 2011 | Read More
Rep. Henry Waxman
Rep. Waxman is seeking answers from the Kochs, after a SolveClimate News article first exposed the brothers' deep involvement in the oil sands industry
WASHINGTON—Rep. Henry Waxman's attempts to find out if a proposed controversial Canada-to-U.S. Gulf...
May 25, 2011 | Read More
Merrimack Coal-Fired Power Plant
New Hampshire, Delaware and Maine have decided to stay in RGGI for now, but New Jersey's exit is still possible
Efforts to unravel a regional carbon trading program have hit a wall in recent weeks after...
May 23, 2011 | Read More