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Shameless Climate Denial Brought To You By Big Coal

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The Koch-affiliated groups Americans for Prosperity and the Institute for Energy Research, known for spreading lies about climate change in order to influence policy. The American Legislative Exchange Council and the Heartland Institute, also known as America’s preeminent climate deniers. A secretive, Karl Rove-linked operation that spent millions on ads supporting Mitch McConnell in his Kentucky Senate race against Alison Grimes and President Obama’s purported “War on Coal.” And an attorney known for making life hell for the scientists conducting important research on climate change. What they all — and many others — have in common, according to a searing investigative report from the Intercept: they all received funding from Alpha Natural Resources, the country’s second-largest coal company. Full story: http://www.salon.com/2015/08/26/exposed_shameless_climate_denial_brought_to_you_by_big_coal/