Google Should Stop Supporting the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Tell Chairman Eric Schmidt that Google “Should Not Be Aligned with Such People”


In his interview with NPR’s Diane Rehm, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt explained Google’s withdrawal from ALEC (the American Legislative Exchange Council) by saying:

“Everyone understands climate change is occurring, and the people who oppose it are really hurting our children and our grandchildren and making the world a much worse place. And so we should not be aligned with such people. They are just literally lying.”

Bravo to Schmidt for withdrawing Google’s membership over ALEC’s climate denialist agenda.

To be consistent, Google also should stop supporting the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which lobbies against legislation to address climate change and spends millions to elect politicians who block action to address climate change.

SIGN THE PETITION TO CHAIRMAN ERIC SCHMIDT CALLING FOR GOOGLE’S WITHDRAWAL FROM THE U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE


We, the undersigned, applaud Google for withdrawing support from the American Legislative Exchange Council over its opposition to action addressing climate change. To be consistent, Google also should stop supporting the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. If Google opposes groups that block climate action, it “should not be aligned with such people.”


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