Donations made during the second quarter of 2022 came from interests in aviation fuel, regional airports and a major airline.
British Airways owner IAG led the list of buyers last year, analysis shows.
Steve Baker, who ran Suella Braverman’s failed Conservative leadership campaign and now supports Liz Truss, had the £2,000 ticket covered by Brexit Party donor Christopher Harborne.
Anti-fuel duty campaigner Howard Cox, who has downplayed “alleged man-made causes” of climate change, backed drivers who targeted roads across the UK.
A spokesperson for the British Retail Consortium said the phase-out of Russian oil could not "happen all at once".
Industries make green claims while lobbying against climate targets and promoting high-carbon travel.
Eight members of the Net Zero Scrutiny Group endorsed a report by Howard Cox opposing the UK’s phase-out of petrol and diesel cars.
The FairFuelUK survey covered by The Sun over the weekend has been dismissed as “fake” by transport campaigners.
In his recent column, Washington Post editorial writer Charles Lane entertained a debunked rightwing meme when he envisioned a recent traffic disaster worsened by snow outside D.C. with electric vehicles rather than gas-powered ones.
Thirteen investors with stakes in expanding airports including Bristol and Heathrow are signed up to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment scheme, DeSmog can reveal.