Puerto Rico Really Wants to Declare Bankruptcy — But It Can't
As a US territory, Puerto Rico cannot file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, an option that is afforded to American municipalities and which has been employed in recent years by cities like Detroit and Stockton.
Republicans Get Their Very Own Green Sugar Daddy
North Carolina businessman Jay Faison says he's putting $175 million toward promoting market-based solutions toward climate change.
Wisconsin's Giving Florida a Run for Its Money When it Comes to Denying Climate Change
A Wisconsin commission is prohibiting employees form working on climate change issues during work hours — and Governor Scott Walker seems to be fine with that.
Leading Scientists Tell the Nation's Museums to Sever Ties with the Koch Brothers
The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History received a $15 million donation from David Koch — and one of its exhibits omits human-caused climate change, says the museum's former president.
Wisconsin Tribes and Environmentalists Put a Halt to a $1.5 Billion Iron Ore Mine Project
The company spearheading the project has closed its offices but the big-money behind it remains entrenched in Wisconsin — and beyond.
The Fossil Fuel Industry Paid This Scientist to Deny Human-Caused Climate Change
Astrophysicist Wei-Hock “Willie” Soon received $1.2 million in funding from oil companies, utilities, and a Koch-brothers foundation in exchange for authoring scientific papers that argued increased solar activity explained global warming.
Your Guide to the Koch Brothers
How America's favorite dark money billionaires came to control the nation's political future.
In 2014, Canada Lost Its Reputation as a Environmentally Friendly Liberal Wonderland
Celebrities, activists, and even Bill Nye the Science Guy are calling out the Canadian government for being in the pocket of the oil industry.
Koch-Funded Group Compares Proposed EPA Regulations to CIA Torture
The American Energy Alliance posted a cartoon on its website that shows Uncle Sam being crushed by a thick tome titled 'EPA Torture Report Volume IV."
Disney and Koch Industries Are the Latest Implicated in 'LuxLeaks' Tax Haven Scandal
US companies join the list of firms involved in the Luxleaks scandal, a series of lucrative deals between major firms and the Luxembourg tax authorities.
Candidate's Pro-Environment Stance Might Be A Winning Strategy In Michigan Senate Race
Conventional wisdom in politics has long said talking about the environment and climate change was a recipe for defeat, but Michigan US Senate candidate Gary Peters might represent a new green vanguard.
'Climate Voters' Might Decide Tight New Hampshire Senate Race
Incumbent Jeanne Shaheen is locked in a statistical tie with challenger Scott Brown and environmental groups think Scott's views on climate change might drive people to the polls.