Fueling U.S. Forward, the Koch-funded campaign to “rebrand” fossil fuels as “positive” and “sustainable,” has released a new video attacking the “Dirty Secrets of Electric Cars,” signaling a possible strategic pivot from straightforward fossil fuel cheerleading to electric vehicle (EV) and clean energy bashing. Continue reading “Fueling U.S. Forward Echoes America Rising Squared in Bashing EVs For Using Same Materials as Cell Phones, Laptops, and Gas-Powered Cars”
A few months ago, early in the state legislative sessions, we reported on how lawmakers in nine states had introduced bills that would penalize electric vehicle (EV) drivers by charging higher registration fees. Now that the state legislative sessions have mostly wrapped up, it’s time for a review of how these bills fared, and how many states have implemented this extra financial burden on anyone who buys or leases an electric car. Continue reading “Drive an Electric Car? One in Three States Now Charge You Extra”
A ne?wly-launched front group that is aggressively pushing ?????the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Virginia is tied to the Koch funding network. Continue reading ““Your Energy America” Front Group Pushing Atlantic Coast Pipeline Has Koch Ties”
Guest post by Dave Anderson of the Energy and Policy Institute.
Before Donald Trump appointed Daniel Simmons to lead the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Simmons worked for special interest groups that called on Congress to eliminate the same Department of Energy program. Continue reading “Daniel Simmons, New Head of EERE, Worked for Groups That Tried to “Eliminate” It”