Groups Want David Koch Unseated From Smithsonian, AMNH Boards

March 24, 2015 7:48 AM

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A new campaign urging science museums to cut ties with David Koch has thrown a spotlight on the billionaire Koch brothers' enormous philanthropic footprint and their oil interests, as they continue to undercut climate science, environmental regulations and clean energy.

Fifteen non-profits, including the Sierra Club, Greenpeace and Daily Kos, launched a petition calling on the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum and the American Museum of Natural History in New York to remove David Koch from their boards of directors, because "he bankrolls groups that deny climate...

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