May 27, 2009

Top climate lobbyists

As mentioned in yesterday's post, New York Times posted this interesting article about major firms lobbying for businesses and organizations that seek to influence global warming legislation this year. According to a recent study from the watchdog group Center for Public Integrity, more than half of those 880 total businesses and groups are manufacturers, power companies, and the oil and gas industry.

The number of interests lobbying on global warming is also up 14% this year compared to last year. And that's just in the first quarter.

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