Ford responded to consumer concern over its membership in ALEC.
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CFACT, a US climate change denial group that espouses the "free-market," has lost more than two thirds of its funding in the past two years, according to tax filings reviewed by the Center for Media and Democracy.
ALEC has suffered the loss of another major corporate sponsor: American Electric Power.
As millions demand climate action, climate denial groups rally 30 at a press event in Paris.
Consumers for Smart Solar, the group promoting an anti-home-solar constitutional amendment in Florida, has received a half million dollars from the 60 Plus Association, a group that has received at least $34 million since 2010 from organizations financially backed by the Koch brothers.
The largest contribution so far to an anti-consumer measure to impede access to solar energy just came from a mysterious new donor. This new donation comes as the battle over whether consumers in Florida can install home solar is heating up, with rival state constitutional amendments both aiming for the ballot in 2016.
Ford Motor Company, despite its much-hyped commitment to the environment, has been quietly funding the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
College football season has begun, and this year it is being brought to you by Koch Industries.
At the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) 2015 annual meeting in San Diego, California, dirty energy companies and their supporters--including ExxonMobil, Chevron, and Duke Energy--continue to dominate the funding of activities, according to a list of conference sponsors obtained jointly by the Center for Media and Democracy and Greenpeace.
Senator Ted Cruz was to meet privately Monday in Denver, Colorado with executives from major oil and gas corporations, all members of the pro-fracking lobby group Western Energy Alliance.