Lawmakers want funding info for climate change critics

February 26, 2015 3:51 PM

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Critics have been quick to label the effort a "witch hunt," but those responsible say the outreach is a logical response to revelations that one of the country's leading climate skeptics had been receiving funding from major players in the energy industry.

Over the weekend, activist group Greenpeace published documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request that showed ExxonMobil, Southern Company and others had funneled more than $1 million to Wei-Hock Soon, known as Willie, for research papers and congressional testimony described as ...

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