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The Pittsburgh Foundation, known for its environmentalism, shares a lobbying firm with the oil and gas industry

The activist group F Minus recently revealed what its executive director called an obvious “conflict.” The firm, Buchanan, Ingersoll and Rooney, has represented the foundation and 16 fossil fuel-related companies, including one of the largest frackers in Pennsylvania.
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In Alberta, heavyweight lobbying by Australia’s coal baron

Billionaire Gina Rinehart hired a firm with federal Conservative ties to press for Grassy Mountain mining.
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Meet the DC thinktank giving big oil ‘the opportunity to say they’ve done something’

The fossil fuel industry has a long history of hiring PR firms to sow confusion about climate change – but the Climate Leadership Council isn’t just a front group.

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Could giving youth a voice in politics help fix climate change?

‘Look at the mess we’re in — they’ll inherit this,’ says NDP MP Gord Johns.
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The gas industry is under fire. It’s hiring Democratic politicians to help.

The group funded by gas-fired utilities, dubbed Natural Allies for a Clean Energy Future, has been hiring Democratic politicians to convince liberal voters that they should not embrace gas bans as a way to fight climate change.
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These six GOP House leaders will sway US climate policy

The new Republican leadership largely opposes government action to transition from fossil fuels, even as their districts confront impacts from climate change.