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The real problem: 'A Majority of US Congress Members Receive Funding from the Fossil Fuel Industry

A majority of the members of the US Congress (between 480-500 out of 535) are funded by the fossil fuel industry. According to Professor William Snape from American University, most members of the US Congress receive payments from the fossil fuel industry. This topic is discussed on We Don't Have Time COP28 broadcast on December 7 and December 8. Hear the snippet from yesterday COP28 broadcast and today's opening remarks. People are upset about that COP28 have almost 3% lobbyists, but in US congress we are talking about a majority! This is the real problem. What do you think. Discuss in the comment section. How can we stop this?
https://youtu.be/SSwfG5PIUEk

  • Princess

    18 w

    It's deeply concerning.

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    • Gorffly mokua

      18 w

      This is we we might never achieve Net-Zero!⚠

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      • Munene Mugambi

        18 w

        Where the money goes, people tend to follow it and if the energy industry is allowed to continue funding these politicians it becomes a conflict of interest and they'll abstain from any effort to stop these companies

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        • Jane Wangui

          18 w

          @munene_mugambi politicians! Politicians!!

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        • Ingmar Rentzhog

          18 w

          Watch the full recording from American University here: https://www.wedonthavetime.org/events/cop28-day7

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          • Professor Aniebiet Inyang Ntui

            18 w

            Shame! Shame! Shame! For decades, Big Oil has been pumping money into the pockets of our elected officials, buying influence and ensuring their agenda of unfettered pollution and climate destruction takes precedence over the well-being of our dear earth.

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            • Johannes Luiga

              18 w

              Truly disturbing!

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