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Fertile Ground: New Ads Say You Don’t Have to Be a Pickle-Eating Hippie to Get Solar Panels

This election season, "green energy" seems to be a dirty phrase for many conservatives—if political ads indicate anything, at least. Americans for Prosperity, an organization backed by oil interests, has been airing ads since November, targeting and attacking Obama’s green energy policies. The ads attempt to stigmatize renewable energy and resurrect oil in people's minds as the only possible hope for America's well-being.
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FACT CHECK: Americans For Prosperity Announces $6.1 Million Ad Buy To Push Totally False Green Jobs Claims

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

After pouring more than $8.4 million into bogus energy attack ads since November, the oil industry front group Americans For Prosperity announced yet another major ad buy of $6.1 million in eight states. The latest ad is based on a ... Read Post

Americans For Prosperity Calls Wind Tax Credit ‘Deplorable,’ But Defends Government Support Of Oil Companies

Issues & Causes / Climate Change : Climate Progress (2 years ago)

Americans for Prosperity, a national political organization that claims to uphold libertarian values, is showing its true intentions: Protect government support of fossil fuel interests. Founded and partly funded by the oil billiona... Read Post

Oklahoma Will Charge Customers Who Install Their Own Solar Panels

Issues & Causes / Climate Change : Climate Progress (8 hours ago)

Oklahoma residents who produce their own energy through solar panels or small wind turbines on their property will now be charged an additional fee, the result of a new bill passed by the state legislature. The post Oklahoma Will Ch... Read Post


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