Articles by Peter Altman
Pete is the Climate Campaign Director for the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Is Chamber of Commerce prez biased on climate because of his ties to Union Pacific railroad?
Why is the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on such a different page from its major members when it comes to climate change legislation?
Post/ABC poll shows oil-and coal-funded efforts to kill clean energy are failing
The Washington Post is reporting this morning that according to joint poll conducted with ABC News, a majority of Americans support Obama’s and Congress’ efforts to overhaul US energy policy, and that support includes passage of comprehensive climate and energy legislation. Says the Post: “Nearly six in 10 of those polled support the proposed changes […]
ACCCE Hired Firm That Forged Opposition Letters
The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricty (ACCCE) has led efforts to perpetuate the myth that coal can be clean. Now it turns out they are responsible for forging opposition to a strong climate bill. According to E&E News, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) is the culprit responsible for hiring Bonner & Associates, […]
Sleazy tactics and dirty money pollute the climate debate
The evidence that opponents of clean energy are using sleazy tactics, fueled by dirty money, is becoming more and more clear each day. Today’s big news is reported by the Charlottesville Daily Progress, which reports that opponents of the ACES climate bill hired a DC lobby firm to manufacture grassroots opposition to the bill, using tactics that include writing fake […]