03 Jun '11, 3pm

Billlionaire David Koch: 25 Years of Disinformation Campaigns and Polluter Front Groups? : TreeHugger: via @addthis

News broke earlier this week that the privately owned, multi-billion dollar Koch Industries has outspent even ExxonMobil on climate and clean energy disinformation campaigns--over the last ten years or so, the company spent nearly $50 million. The recent revelation is far from an isolated incident, however. In fact, it gives us a good reason to highlight the billionaire David Koch's 20+ years of funding anti-science campaigns designed to confuse the public about such issues as acid rain and climate change. Here's a little timeline of the notorious man's adventures: Taking a closer look at the chronicles of Koch, Wonk Room's Lee Fang has compiled a record of his activities over the last 25 years or so. Here are some highlights: 1984: - David Koch, along with political operative Richard Fink, founds Citizens for a Sound Economy to create grassroots support to for deregulatio...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/04/billiionaire-davi...

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