Study: Fossil Fuel Industry Outspent Environmentalists and Renewables by 10:1 on Climate Lobbying

This article discusses how the Fossil Fuel Industry Outspent Environmentalists and Renewables by 10:1 on Climate Lobbying.

Industry sectors based on fossil fuels significantly outspent environmental groups and renewable energy companies on climate change lobbying, new research has found.

In a study published today in the journal Climatic Change, Drexel University sociologist Robert Brulle shows that between 2000 and 2016, lobbyists spent more than $2 billion trying to influence climate legislation in the U.S. Congress.

 

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