1Sky climate organizing efforts stand in contrast to oil industry rallies

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The oil and natural gas industry's biggest influence group will launch a major lobbying campaign next month, staging rallies and running advertisements tying the sector to job creation and opposing tax changes and tougher drilling regulations.

The effort collides with campaigns from environmental and other groups, who are working to pressure Congress to pass measures that would tighten regulations on oil drilling and climate legislation. They plan to send members to hall forums, debates and other campaign events where they will decry the Senate's failure to combat global warming. About 2,500 people have signed up for the campaign organized by 350.org, which is coordinating its efforts with advocacy groups 1Sky and Energy Action Coalition.

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