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Revision as of 11:04, 27 March 2014



NextGen Climate Action
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Year created:2013
Website:Official website

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Super PACs

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NextGen Climate Action is a Super PAC focused on giving support to environmentally active candidates. In 2013, NextGen spent over $2 million on TV ads as well as other digital and field efforts.[1]
NextGen Climate acts politically to avert climate disaster and preserve American prosperity.[2]

—NextGen Climate Official Website, [3]

Background

The NextGen Climate Action Super PAC is part of the 20 person operation of NextGen Climate, which also encompasses a research organization and a political advocacy nonprofit. The group employs polling, research and social media to find climate-sensitive voters and spends millions of dollars in television advertising to try to persuade them. This young Super PAC, founded in 2013, is already among the biggest environmental pressure groups in the United States.[4]

Leadership

SteyerHeadshot.jpeg Steyer was the founder and co-senior managing partner of Farallon Capital Management. CNN has described him as "California's hedge fund king."[5]
According to the Center for Public Integrity, Steyer gave more than $11.1 million to his two Super PACs in 2013 -- the most of any individual, union or company during 2013.[6]
Founder: Thomas Steyer

2014 elections

Endorsed candidates

Targeted candidates

Name State Office
Rick Scott[7] Florida Governor
Marco Rubio[7] Florida U.S. Senate
Mary Landrieu[7] Louisiana U.S. Senate

2013 elections

Endorsed candidates

Targeted candidates

Name State Office
Ken Cuccinelli Virginia Governor
Gabriel Gomez[9] Massachusetts U.S. Senate

Ads


Ad against Ken Cuccinelli

Ad against the Keystone pipeline

Donors

PAC founder Thomas Steyer was the only donor who contributed more than $200 to the PAC in 2013. Steyer, listed under the employer "Fahr, LLC," gave over $9,300,000 in 2013.[10]


Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "NextGen + Climate + Action"

All stories may not be relevant to this organization due to the nature of the search engine.

NextGen Climate Action News Feed

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See also

External links


References