Sunday, May 4, 2014

Air and Water Polluters and Climate Change Denier Funders

Oil tanker cars in The Port of Albany on Thursday May 1, 2014 in Albany, N.Y. (Michael P. Farrell/Times Union) Photo: Michael P. Farrell / 00026663A
Next Big Risk: Flammable Crude Via Rail


Growth Under Obama Administration


Here is an excellent segment (about 22 minutes) from msnbc on this growing concern. Worth your time to watch it. 


It ties in with the next post that follows. On top of that is this worthwhile info - who funds the science deniers? Exposing the money behind climate change denial from here - also an excellent source of info.

Here is the funding list (partial) in an easy-to-read format - other data can be seen at the link:

Energy Sector:
·             Murray Energy Corporation $45,000
·             Marathon Petroleum $25,000
·             Devon Energy $15,000
·             Phillips 66 $10,000
·             American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity $5,000
·             American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers $5,000
·             Emerson Electric $5,000

Transport:
  • Association of American Railroads $5,000
  • BNSF Railway $5,000
  • Canadian National Railway $5,000
  • CSX Corporation $5,000
  • Norfolk Southern $5,000
  • Union Pacific Corporation $5,000
Auto Industry:
  • Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. $15,000
  • Ford Motor Company $5,000
  • Volkswagen Group of America $5,000

Alcohol/Tobacco/Beverage:

  • Altria Corporate Services $10,000
  • American Beverage Association $5,000
  • Distilled Spirits Council of the United States $5,000
  • Pepsico, Inc. $5,000
Various Foundations & Advocacy Groups:
  • JP Humphreys Foundation $40,000
  • Claws Foundation $25,000
  • Koch Companies Public Sector $15,000
  • Charles Koch Foundation $10,000
  • Dunn’s Foundation $10,000
  • Americans for Prosperity $5,000
  • The Beach Foundation $5,000
Communications/Entertainment:
  • Comcast-NBC Universal $10,000
  • National Cable and Telecommunications Association $10,000
  • News Corporation $10,000
Story continues at the link. Thought you'd like to know.

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