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We need Google to drop their support for ALEC and stand up against, not with, climate deniers.

Time for Google to come clean about ALEC -- and stop funding climate denial

Climate change is real -- there's no more debating the science. And yet, when a child goes to school each morning, her parents can't be entirely sure that actual science is what she'll learn. 11 states around the country have introduced legislation to force public schools to teach climate-science denial -- and it's already become law in four of…Read More
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After trying and failing in dozens of other states, ALEC finally managed to get a bill passed in Ohio rolling back the state's clean energy…Read More

Ohio Rolls Back Renewables

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The big-money coalition attacking solar and wind power scored a huge trophy this week. On Wednesday, the Ohio legislature became the first in the country to roll back renewable-energy standards for power generation, a victory for fossil fuels, soot and greenhouse gases. Gov. John Kasich is expected to sign the bill shortly. In 2008, Ohio…Read More

What is ALEC (The American Legislative Exchange Council)? That's a great question, and most people have never even heard of the shadowy…Read More

What is ALEC? - ALEC Exposed

ALEC FAQ What is ALEC? ALEC is not a lobby; it is not a front group. It is much more powerful than that. Through the secretive meetings of the American Legislative Exchange Council, corporate lobbyists and state legislators vote as equals on ‘model bills’ to change our rights that often benefit the corporations’ bottom line at public expense.…Read More