IFG Releases New Report: FACES BEHIND THE GLOBAL CRISIS

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DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT HERE The purpose of this report is to explain the role of the world’s two wealthiest men—carbon billionaires, Charles and David Koch—in paralyzing United States climate policy that underpins the international impasse at the United Nations Framework


Solution Zone – Climate Deadlock

LISTEN HERE Michael Dorsey and Victor Menotti discuss the climate deadlock on the Solution Zone: Professor of Environmental Policy, Wesleyan University College of the Environment talks about how the planet continues to suffer from the devastating effects of catastrophic climate change


Inside The Koch Empire: How The Brothers Plan To Reshape America

Check out this article published in the most recent Forbes magazine detailing Charles Koch on his 77th birthday. http://www.forbes.com/sites/danielfisher/2012/12/05/inside-the-koch-empire-how-the-brothers-plan-to-reshape-america/


MEDIA ADVISORY: Kochs’ Influence Paralyzes Global Climate Deal

(Doha, Qatar)  – A new report will be released December 3 at global climate talks in Doha, Qatar by the International Forum on Globalization (IFG) entitled US Carbon Billionaires and the UN Climate Deadlock provides a detailed overview of how


Constitutional Proposed Amendment

Molly Ivins Constitutional Amendment Model Outline  I. Public funding of Federal Elections. II. Enforcement of Constitutional Amendment by the National Convention and States Conventions Committees. III. Free public airwaves during primary and general elections. IV. Abolishment of Corporate Personhood precedents

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How Much Have the Kochs Spent on the 2012 Election?

Mother Jones’ Dave Gilson has tracked what The Koch Brothers have spent in your state—and why the size of their campaign to beat Obama is a mystery… Check out the interactive maps and graphs HERE


Activists Renew Arguements Against The Keystone XL Pipeline

As protests continue against the development of the Keystone XL Pipeline activists argue that the project is no longer necessary because of increased U.S. oil production.  Furthermore groups like 350.org maintain that, “the bitumen carried through the Keystone XL would


Post-Election, Obama’s Keystone Pipeline Decision

Postponing an agreement until after the election, Obama now finds himself at the crux of a decision on the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline, E&E reporter Nick Juliano writes, “Approving the pipeline would anger environmental groups who say developing the oil sands would sound


Politico Article Confirms Climate Change Contributed to Sandy

Politico recently released an article detailing how the severity and likelihood of Sandy was increased by climate change, stating, “Climate scientists broadly agree that the extreme weather we’ve seen over the past few years is exactly what we’d expect to


How Sandy was Strengthened by Billionaires Blocking Carbon Controls

Hurricanes happen, but the super-strength of Sandy was  due to deadly greenhouse gases that remain politically impossible to reduce at the speed and scale climate scientists are urging.   We call it America’s “Koch problem,” after carbon billionaires, Charles and David Koch.

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