Gabe Elsner

Washington, D.C.
Gabe Elsner is the Director of Checks & Balances Project (C&BP), an energy watchdog group focused on exposing fossil fuel-funded front groups and attacks on clean energy. In the past year, he brought to light the Heartland Institute and American Legislative Exchange Council's efforts to roll back state clean energy laws, uncovered a secretive meeting between national fossil fuel-funded groups and local wind opposition, and released a ground-breaking report on fossil fuel front groups' traction in the media. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today. Washington Post, and other national publications.