Pennsylvania is a key focus for the oil and gas industry. In fact, at least $1.8 million was spent in 2022 and the American Petroleum Institute reports spending more money on lobbying in Pennsylvania than in any other state last year.
Fossil Fuel Directors’ Ties to University Boards Run Deep
University trustee seats greenwash oil companies while casting doubt on higher ed climate commitments.
Mapping the Power Behind the Willow Project
ConocoPhillips and its investors have an army of politicians and lobbyists behind the Willow project.
Tax Records Reveal University of Chicago is Massively Invested In Fossil Fuels
UChicago invests in Shell, BP, Dakota Access Pipeline’s Energy Transfer, and Texas far-right oil bllionaire Tim Dunn.
The Asset Manager Power Structure and the Climate Crisis
A handful of powerful asset managers control a huge chunk of the fossil fuel industry through massive shareholding.
The University of Pittsburgh has a Fracking Problem
Left: The Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh; Right: Fracking Infrastructure in Washington County Pennsylvania via Flickr In early October 2022, the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) made the controversial decision to drop out of a public forum where it was slated to discuss the progress of its ongoing studies on fracking and its …
Anita Dunn advises Biden while her firm undermines Democratic Party priorities
SKDKnickerbocker co-founder Anita Dunn is a high-level advisor to President Biden as her firm underminers workers’ rights, housing justice, and climate action.
Liberty Mutual Director Profits Big From Dirty Canadian Tar Sands Oil
Liberty Mutual director Annette Verschuren governs & profits from one of Canada’s biggest tar sands producers – a huge climate conflict for the insurance giant.
The University of Chicago’s New Board of Trustees’ Chair is a Private Equity Oil Baron
Billionaire David Rubenstein and Carlyle Group have massive investments in fossil fuels.
“We consider ourselves a sacrifice zone, because many of the people that live here are Black low-income folk.”
A lifelong resident of southwest Detroit and a leading local organizer on the pollution and the corporate actors that have harmed her community.
BlackRock Vies for the 2022 Corporate Hall of Shame
BlackRock’s governance practices and investments in fossil fuels, militarized policing, and weapons manufacturers harm communities around the world.
Liberty Mutual’s Climate Conflicts Deepen as Jay Hooley Takes Helm of ExxonMobil Board
Hooley owns $1.2 million in Exxon stock and nows heads board, raising further alarm over Liberty’s governance conflicts on climate.