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PHOTOS: Environmentalists protest outside of Google fundraiser for climate liar Inhofe

by David Pomerantz

July 11, 2013

Greenpeace and Forecast the Facts activists engage Google employees outside their office in Washington, D.C. Activists responded to reports that Google is hosting a political fundraiser for climate denier Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla. Photo by Le Feng / Greenpeace

Greenpeace and Forecast the Facts activists engage Google employees outside their office in Washington, D.C. after reports that Google is hosting a political fundraiser for climate denier Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla.

Yesterday, we wrote about how surprised we were to learn that Google – a company with an almost unparalleled track record of investing in clean energy and leading the way to climate solutions – is also throwing money at noted climate deniers like Jim Inhofe and the Koch-funded Competitive Enterprise Institute.

Today, activists voiced their surprise and disappointment with Google at the company’s D.C. headquarters during the Inhofe fundraiser.

Le Feng/Greenpeace

The activists delivered 10,000 petitions collected by Forecast the Facts, a group that fights climate deniers.

If you agree that Google should stand by its actions to invest in clean energy, and its Chairman Eric Schmidt’s words decrying climate “liars,” add your name to the petition and ask them to stop funding deniers like Inhofe.

David Pomerantz

By David Pomerantz

David Pomerantz is a former Senior Climate and Energy Campaigner for Greenpeace USA, based in San Francisco. He helps lead Greenpeace's campaign for an economy powered by 100% renewable energy.

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