Chamber of Commerce Doesn’t Represent “Green” Business
February 24, 2011 Leave a comment
The Chamber of Commerce would like us to take the risk of the severe impacts from Climate Change. They often hide behind the “green” symbol while promoting unscientific thinking about the future of the planet.
The Chamber, described by 350.org founder Bill McKibben as the “power plant” of “money pollution” in Washington, DC, has led lobbying efforts to block action on climate change for decades.
Because of its pro-pollution, anti-science stance, the Chamber is threatening American prosperity — its supposed mission. Several companies, including Apple, Exelon, and Pacific Gas & Energy, have quit the lobbying group over its climate denial. In the Tom Dispatch, McKibben explains how 350.org plans to expose the split between real American businesses and the multinational polluters that fund the “U.S.” Chamber of Commerce, with the simple message, “The U.S. Chamber Doesn’t Speak For Me“:
via Climate Progress.