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Big Oil jumped the gun yesterday, declaring victory on Keystone XL before having to issue an embarrassing retraction

Big Oil Might Be Getting a Little Too Cocky

3/9/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

Big Oil jumped the gun yesterday, declaring victory on Keystone XL before having to issue an embarrassing retraction. Read more >

Roll Out the Astroturf! Big Oil’s Bringing Fake Rallies Back

9/2/2010 // By Miles Grant

The next time you hear of “citizen” outrage about clean energy & climate action, make sure you know who’s really pulling the strings.
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Massive Oil Lobby Spending Sets Stage for Bogus “Citizen” Rallies

8/24/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

The oil and gas industry went hog wild with lobbying in 2009 to defeat climate legislation and industry reforms, says a series of reports this week from the independent Center for Responsive Politics.  They spent $175 million, more than ever before, dwarfing environmental […] Read more >

The Real Cost of Senate Inaction

8/10/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Despite the fact that we are living in the hottest decade since record-keeping began, legislation protecting the planet from catastrophic climate change died in the U.S. Senate. Every Republican senator and even a few Democratic senators […] Read more >

As Oil Spills Spread, Big Oil Tries To Bully Senators

7/27/2010 // By Miles Grant

Unbelievable. Even after Senate Democrats postponed action on clean energy & climate legislation in favor of a much smaller package of BP oil disaster response measures, Big Oil says it’s still too much. In fact, American Petroleum Institute President & […] Read more >

Shadowy Group Launches Attack on Clean Energy

4/30/2009 // By Miles Grant

As the National Wildlife Federation predicted last month, big polluters and their allies have launched a major blitz against clean energy & climate legislation. And now CQ reports the latest wave comes from a mysterious group called the “American Energy […] Read more >