Of course there was! All this government-funded eco-insanity is predicated on the convenient fiction of CO2 being evil and causing the imminent destruction of the habitability of the planet. Without that, it all falls apart. We're seeing the whole thing start to unravel now due to reality reasserting itself over narrative and it ain't gonna be pretty.
The Koch brothers are extracting money from you via law or legislation? You might want to check with a lawyer or something about this matter, I'm pretty sure that's not allowed (unless you were a defendant or something).