According to ABC News, a small rural electric co-operative in Colorado paid a climate change denier $100,000 for unspecified activities without informing or asking its members.
"It’s outrageous," Ron Binz, a public utility consultant formerly with the state of Colorado, told ABC. "It’s an abuse of authority. The customers are member-owners. [General Manager] Stan Lewandowski is basically spending other people’s money."
Please see the full story in today’s Grist.
Mentioned in the story is a study published by the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Here’s a picture taken by FEMA from that study.