Energy and Policy Institute: In Pennsylvania, a Complex Network of Climate Deniers, Business Groups is Working to Kill RGGI

A tangled web of individuals and groups representing business interests and conservative think tanks lies at the forefront of opposition to Pennsylvania’s attempt to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a cap-and-trade program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. These entities, many of which receive funding from the fossil fuel industry and foundations that have long sponsored climate change denial, are generating an echo-chamber of messaging against Governor Tom Wolf’s executive order adding the state to RGGI. Read more…