18 Apr '11, 10pm

Green: The Koch Brothers and Climate Science, Redux

Last year, Greenpeace, the environmental group, accused the brothers Charles and David Koch of a stealth campaign to attack climate science, setting off extensive media scrutiny of the Kochs and their company, Koch Industries. (A Koch subsidiary is a major oil refiner.) Now Greenpeace is out with an update. The new report largely adds detail, from the advocacy group’s perspective, to some previously disclosed activities of the company and various groups financed by its owners and employees. For instance, the report highlights donations from Koch interests to the unsuccessful attempt last year to get voters to roll back California’s ambitious clean-energy policy. Similarly, the report lays out Greenpeace’s take on the battle over the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative , a compact of states in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast that seeks to limit greenhouse gases. Greenpeace no...

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The Koch Brothers and Climate Science, Redux

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