Despite its denials, Enbridge’s Line 3 public relations strategy comes straight out of the fossil fuel industry’s astroturf playbook.
Corporate-friendly environmental group has a long history of elevating fracking industry talking points disguised as empirical research
Schools around New York State – including the public university system – belong to groups lobbying against an ambitious climate bill
Obama cabinet member who touted fracking has joined the board of a company that funded climate change denial, fought the Clean Power Plan, and emits more carbon dioxide than all but two companies.
Last month we reported on an industry-backed study on Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline released by the University of Minnesota Duluth. Now one UMD professor has resigned from the group that commissioned the study.
Our new report shows how the University of Minnesota Duluth produced a Line 3 pipeline study backed by the fossil fuel industry. But organizers have confronted similar studies before — and found ways to challenge them.
The official portrait of Ernest Moniz, the Secretary of Energy during the second half of the Obama administration, includes an industry-funded study he led at MIT that was used to justify Obama’s embrace of fracking and expansion of liquefied natural gas exports.
On December 28, Bloomberg reported on a US Department of Energy analysis that found that increasing exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States would result in a 5% decrease in natural gas prices in Asia along with a 1% increase in US prices. The contracted researchers concluded that this would be a …