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The True Cost of Coal and the Clean Energy Transition

By Aaron Hersum, with contributions from Jess Halvorsen, Tilly Pick, and Eric Grunebaum
photo credit: Paul Corbit Brown

The Last Mountain, a 2011 Sundance Festival film, illuminates a stunning trend in the energy sector that I did not anticipate when I decided to attend BASG’s “Clean Energy Transition” event. 760 more words

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Deal Restricts SEC From Requiring Disclosure of Corporate Political Contributions - WSJ

It is shameful that one of the most broadly-supported proposals in the history of the Securities and Exchange Commission has been thwarted by incumbent Congressmen who want to block disclosure of political contributions to their campaigns by corporations. 86 more words

Women would not lose access to healthcare if Planned Parenthood is defunded

Although Cecile Richards had argued that women would lose access to healthcare if Planned Parenthood loses its taxpayer funding, women would certainly have access to healthcare if Planned Parenthood is defunded. 677 more words


Really, Sam Hoyt and George Maziarz together on an “Obscure Hydropower Panel”?

** It’s bad enough that we have unaccountable agencies and boards with the power to disburse millions of dollars in corporate welfare. It is even more problematic for our legal and governmental systems when elected officials appoint to these entities political cronies with histories of poor judgment and ethical lapses. 1,331 more words


Corporations are increasingly adopting policies that govern their participation in the political process, acting to voluntarily disclose political contributions and impose restrictions on donations.

The findings come from the 2015 CPA-Zicklin Index of Corporate Political Disclosure and Accountability, released Thursday by the Center for Political Accountability and The Carol and Lawrence Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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