State Policy Network
In August 2016, White wrote an article deriding President Barack Obama's "deluded and illegitimate battle against climate
The Energy-Intensive Manufacturers Working Group on Greenhouse Gas Regulation is represented by John J. McMackin, who serves
These investments are not a good deal for fossil fuel interests -- the same fossil fuel interests that have funded groups like Heartland Institute and John Locke and then pay Paul Chesser to make baseless attacks on renewable energy.
While some fossil fuel companies claim they support renewable energy, actions behind the scenes tell a different story. Many are backing front groups to create barriers for the deployment of renewables. These front groups serve as a critical component, adding a supposed "independent" voice to state energy policy debates.
Almost every player has ties back to Koch Industries CEO Charles Koch, and despite previous failures, the formula is exactly the same.
'I Hate That Oil's Dropping': Why Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant Wants High Oil Prices for Fracking
Tuscaloosa Marine Shale's "little problem" reflects a big problem the oil and gas industry faces -- particularly smaller operators involved with hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") -- going forward.
The Koch-brothers-funded Americans for Prosperity spearheaded a letter claiming that 117 organizations oppose reviving wind-energy tax breaks that expired at the end of 2013. The Energy and Policy Institute discovered that a majority of the groups have ties to the Koch brothers or other fossil-fuel interests.
As the U.S. Supreme Court's 2014 session comes to a close, one of the major cases left for a decision is Harris vs. Quinn, which could affect millions of public sector workers in the United States.
One problem: Tim Fisher works for the oil and gas industry through a consultancy he set up called Bakken Energy Services
Why would Koch Industries and other fossil fuel interests want to make clean energy seem expensive? Because they have a financial interest in squashing that market.