Friday, March 18, 2011

How the Koch Brothers Fund the Climate Change Denial Machine
Greenpeace released a report last year about the Koch foundations supporting organizations that oppose “progressive clean energy and climate policy.” Koch gave $24.9 million from 2005 to 2008 to “organizations of the climate denial machine,” the report states.
Flashback:  $99 Billion Spent By Feds On Global Warming Hoax Forest, Wildlife, and Climate News
From 1998 through 2009, appropriations for agencies’ work related to climate change totaled about $99 billion (in 2009 dollars); more than a third of that sum–$35.7 billion by CBO’s estimation–was provided in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (see the figure below).

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