Why won't ABC air that clean-energy ad? Email More ABC refused to air an ad from the Alliance for Climate Protection. How come? By Eoin O'Carroll, Blogger for The Christian Science Monitor October 10, 2008 A screenshot from the Alliance for Climate Protection's "Repower America" ad. The Alliance says that ABC refused to air the ad, claiming that this shot of the Capitol violated their broadcast standards. View Caption The Alliance for Climate Protection, a group founded by Al Gore, put together an ad touting the benefits of clean energy projects and attacking big oil companies for blocking their development. Have a look: Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test?