Josh Nelson

Josh Nelson is a campaign manager at CREDO Mobile.

Business & Technology

Koch-funded Tim Phillips is still confused about climate change

Tim Phillips is an oil industry-funded, climate denial mouthpiece trying to convince Americans that climate change isn't happening.

Climate & Energy

Who was the Dirtiest Polluter This Year? I'd say BP

As you may have heard by now, Repower America is currently accepting votes for our 2010 Snake Oil Awards. The idea is to identify the dirtiest opponent of clean energy this year and give it the negative attention it truly …

Climate & Energy

Yes on 23 Campaign Has Many Reasons to be Embarrassed

The backers of the Yes on Proposition 23 campaign in California have plenty of reasons to be embarrassed: · Their key talking points are based on lies. · An overwhelming majority of their funding comes from oil and coal companies. …

Climate & Energy

Bloomberg News Refuses to Correct Blatantly False Drilling Ban Story

Unfortunately, as far as I can tell, the answer is no. On Thursday I documented a blatantly false Bloomberg news story designed to mislead readers about the level of support for President Obama’s temporary moratorium on deepwater drilling. Bloomberg’s poll …

Climate & Energy

Bloomberg reporter misinterprets Bloomberg polling on offshore drilling moratorium

The beginning of this Bloomberg story is completely false: Most Americans oppose President Barack Obama’s ban on deepwater oil drilling in response to BP Plc’s Gulf of Mexico spill, even as they hold the company primarily responsible for the incident. …

Climate & Energy

The public is ready for clean energy legislation. Is the Senate?

Jonathan Cohn, writing at his new must-read blog, has a fascinating piece on the policy implications of the ongoing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The gist of his argument is that the public push for clean energy policy …

Climate & Energy

What Role Will Senator Murkowski Play in Climate and Energy Negotiations?

Speaking at a sparsely-attended luncheon in Fairbanks, AK on Friday, Senator Murkowski (R-AL) touted her failed effort to block the EPA from regulating greenhouse gas emissions as a ‘badge of honor.’ She went on to explain why she considered the …

Climate & Energy

Plurality of Americans Skeptical of Pro-Drilling Congressional Candidates

The latest NBC/WSJ poll includes a number of interesting findings. Dave Weigel and Alex Seitz-Wald both took note of BP’s extremely low favorability ratings: Indeed, the poll shows that only 6 percent have a favorable rating of BP. In the …

Climate & Energy

CNN Poll: 82% of Americans Approve of the Idea of a BP Escrow Fund

CNN released new polling Thursday with fascinating data on how Americans feel about the response to the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Using the poll’s toplines (PDF), I’ve created a series of charts which present the data …