To draw attention to our new website http://www.whodoesthechamberrepresent.org/, the Natural Resources Defense Council and Environmental Defense Action Fund are launching a targeted online ad campaign.
The ads ask, "Why Are American Companies Leaving the Chamber?" and direct people to the new Web site. Here's what they look like:
Learn more at WhoDoestheChamberRepresent.org?
Running tab of the Chamber's climate credibility crisis:
Quit US Chamber over climate: Apple, Exelon, PNM Resources, PG&E, PSEG, Levi Strauss & Co.*
Quit US Chamber Board over climate: Nike.
Say Chamber doesn't represent their views on climate: Johnson&Johnson, General Electric, San Jose Chamber of Commerce, Alcoa, Duke, Entergy, Microsoft.
* UPDATE 11/12/09: Levi-Strauss informed us that the company did not leave the US Chamber over climate concerns, as Greenwire had reported.