Billionaire Plans to Spend $100 Million in the 2014 Elections to Advance Climate Change Legislation

February 19, 2014 by  
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Big money in politics has surfaced in the form of political action committees, undisclosed elite investors, and lobbyists entrenched deep within the system. Billionaire and former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer plans to take advantage of what he sees as the new political landscape by pledging to spend at least $100 million in the 2014 elections. His wealth will be used to influence legislation that addresses climate change by funneling money into the San Francisco-based NextGen Climate Action organization and fund attack ads for those in denial of global warming regardless of party affiliation. Read the rest of Billionaire Plans to Spend $100 Million in the 2014 Elections to Advance Climate Change Legislation Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: attack ads , billionaire , bruce braley , california corporate tax loophole , citizens united , Climate Change , climate change legislation , democrat , florida , global warming , iowa , Keystone XL Pipeline , Koch Brothers , nextgen climate action , republican , rick scott , San Francisco , super pac , terry mcauliffe , Tom Steyer , virginia        

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GOP Lawmaker Says We Actually Need More CO2 in the Atmosphere

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Utah has a fair share of air quality problems – in fact, Salt Lake City is often rated as one of the most polluted cities in the nation. But one lawmaker suggests that the problem isn’t too much CO2 in the atmosphere, but rather, there’s not enough. To help remedy that, State Rep. Jerry Anderson (R- Price ) is proposing a bill that would limit the state’s ability to regulate pollution, giving air polluters even more freedom to spew all the greenhouse gas emissions they want into the atmosphere. Read the rest of GOP Lawmaker Says We Actually Need More CO2 in the Atmosphere Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon emissions , Climate Change , climate change and CO2 , climate change and pollution , CO2 and pollution , CO2 levels , deregulating pollution , global warming , global warming and co2 , Jerry B. Anderson , raising CO2 levels , regulating pollution , UT Republican Jerry Anderson , Utah Jerry Anderson , Utah legislative session , Utah rep Jerry Anderson , Utah representative Jerry B. Anderson , weather vs climate        

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