Daily Archives: March 18, 2010

Americans for Prosperity: Distorting climate change science and economics in well-funded campaign

Americans for Prosperity (AFP), part of a network of libertarian organizations devoted to "limited government" and "free markets," is distorting climate change science and economics to "halt the encroachment of government." With generous support from the multibillionaire owners of Koch … Continue reading

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Koch Industries multibillionaire Koch brothers bankroll attacks on climate change science and policy

Some of the most determined opponents of action on climate change in the U.S. are so-called libertarians, motivated by an ideological commitment to minimal government and “free market” laissez-faire capitalism. Their efforts on behalf of unregulated corporate wealth and power … Continue reading

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Federal Climate Change Adaptation Task Force progress report shows early steps on a long road

Obama Administration officials have released a progress report of a federal interagency task force that was charged by the President in October 2009 with developing and implementing a national strategy for adapting to the impacts of global climate change. Much … Continue reading

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