Major utility corruption scandals rocked three states in 2020, resulting in criminal charges against utility executives and the ouster of House Speakers in Illinois and Ohio.
The preferred funding conduits of the Koch political donor network gave out $165 million in grants in 2019, $90 million of which went to right-wing think tanks, advocacy groups, litigation centers, media outlets, extremists, and climate deniers.
IRS filings obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy show that the Charles Koch Foundation gave $141 million to universities and colleges, right-wing organizations, and other causes in 2019.
Voters in Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, and California passed ballot initiatives that boost renewables and challenge fossil fuel interests.
A close examination of campaign finance disclosures by KochPAC, AFP Action, and other data by the Center for Media and Democracy reveals that Koch is supporting at least 435 candidates in 2020.
The American Legislative Exchange Council holds its Annual Meeting virtually over the next two weeks after its original location, Florida, became the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.
A group with ties to the fossil fuel industry plans to use Facebook's op-ed loophole to spread climate misinformation.
We’re cooked unless investors stop funding fossil fuel companies.
On this 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Global Energy Monitor and CMD announce the launching of comprehensive fossil fuel tracking site that provides valuable research tools for activists, journalists, and policymakers.
Koch Industries spent $2.7 million in the first quarter of 2020 on lobbying Congress to block climate progress, weaken environmental protections, and protect its bottom line.