Tesla Inc. has spent more than $100,000 lobbying specifically on issues related to electronic vehicles and $450,000 lobbying the federal government overall over the last year and a half, according to lobbying disclosure records.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s decision to quit serving as a business adviser to President Trump because of Trump’s exit from the Paris climate accord is spurring additional scrutiny of the billions of dollars in tax subsidies Tesla, SolarCity, and other Musk companies have received over the last decade.
NBA great Bill Walton, formerly a paid spokesman for one of the country’s largest renewable energy companies, has been using his platform as an ESPN announcer to bash coal and promote “sustainability.”
As an innovative but controversial green energy financing mechanism picks up steam, hacked communications from a former White House official provide previously unreported insight into the confluence of public policy, private investment, and political money that helped fuel its rise.
Two green energy companies made six-figure donations to a North Dakota Native American tribe days after the tribe began protesting a controversial oil pipeline that passes near its reservation, a review of tribe documents shows.
The U.S. Navy handed out a $334 million contract for solar power without having a good way to determine whether the project would be cost effective.
West Virginia’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate said Monday he would not support Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid.
The National Endowment for the Humanities is spending over $50,000 to publish a book about the relationships between humans and trees.
As leading Democrats pursue racketeering charges against ExxonMobil, a lobbyist for a company accused of helping the oil giant deflect criticism of its environmental record is raising campaign cash for Hillary Clinton.