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Here’s How Much Money The Mercer Family Donated To Climate Misinformation Groups In 2016


January 25, 2018

Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Jan. 25 BuzzFeed article about the tax filings of the Mercer family, who are among President Trump’s most powerful donors. In 2016 they gave nearly $4 million to groups that challenge the scientific consensus on man-made climate change. The Huffington Post also ran a Jan. 25 article on their donations to climate misinformation featuring Brulle’s research. View Story