Climate crime scene declared…
by Gabe Wisniewski
September 24, 2010
On Thursday, Greenpeaces climate crime unit confronted California Senate candidate Carly Fiorina as she entered the National Republican Senatorial Committee Headquarters (NRSC) for a fundraiser co-hosted by Koch Industries political action committee. We declared the NRSC a climate crime scene with green squad cars, crime scene tape, and activists distributing wanted posters of David and Charles Koch, as Fiorina accepted KochPAC money inside with Republican Senate leadership.
Earlier this year, Greenpeace released a report called Koch Industries: Secretly Funding the Climate Denial Machine to expose the companys role in funding front groups like Americans for Prosperity, think tanks like the Cato Institute, and political contributions to candidates to block progress on climate policy. Read the report >>
You can check out more photos of the crime scene on Flickr.
Koch Industries and other fossil fuel companies are trying to keep us addicted to coal and oil by blocking climate policy. Now theyve set their sites on Californiatheyre pouring millions of dollars into the state to fund Proposition 23 and candidates like Carly Fiorina who will support their oil agenda.