A Coal Baron Funded Climate Denial as His Company Spiraled Into Bankruptcy – The New York Times

As a company begs for corporate welfare, it spends outrageous amounts on CEO pay and climate change denial, revealed at last via bankruptcy filings.

As his coal mining company hurtled into bankruptcy, Robert E. Murray, the former chief executive, paid himself $14 million, handed his successor a $4 million bonus and earmarked nearly $1 million for casting doubt on man-made climate change, new court filings show.

via A Coal Baron Funded Climate Denial as His Company Spiraled Into Bankruptcy – The New York Times

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