Pacific Institute Reinstates Gleick

June 27, 2012

The Board of Directors of the Pacific Institute announced yesterday it was “pleased to welcome Dr. Peter Gleick back to his position as president” of the organization. The announcement comes three months after Gleick, a prominent climate scientist, confessed to stealing confidential board documents from The Heartland Institute. Gleick also circulated a memo, purportedly describing […]

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The Heartland Institute and Tobacco

June 14, 2012

“Forecast the Facts,” a front-group created by environmentalists to attack The Heartland Institute, its donors, and the scientists it works with, has posted a one-page document on its Web site titled “Heartland Institute and Tobacco.” The document consists of a paragraph of false and misleading claims meant to defame The Heartland Institute, followed by twelve […]

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Background on Fakegate

May 25, 2012

1.  What is Fakegate? On February 14, 2012, an environmental activist named Peter Gleick sent to liberal activists and sympathetic journalists several documents he stole from The Heartland Institute, along with a fake memo he claimed was also from Heartland. On February 20, Gleick confessed to stealing the documents but claimed to have received the […]

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New Evidence Released in Fakegate Global Warming Scandal

May 1, 2012

The Heartland Institute today released more evidence that Pacific Institute President Peter Gleick was the likely author of a fake “climate strategy memo” that Gleick originally claimed came from a “Heartland insider,” and later said he received “in the mail” from an anonymous source. Heartland released a computer forensics report, conducted by Protek International, which […]

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Heritage Foundation President Ed Feulner Weighs in on Fakegate

April 30, 2012

Ed Feulner, president of the Heritage Foundation, penned a great run-down of Fakegate in today’s Washington Times. Mr. Feulner wrote: “Bravo to Heartland for standing up to the bullies.” We thank him for that, and the entire op-ed in the Times. Here’s the lead: What could be more American than encouraging a robust debate on […]

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The Heartland Institute Replies to ‘Forecast the Facts’

April 24, 2012

For the past several weeks, a front-group calling itself “Forecast the Facts” has been contacting donors to The Heartland Institute demanding they publicly commit to withdrawing their financial support. The letters and emails being sent by this group contain false statements that are plainly meant to defame and harm The Heartland Institute. This is our […]

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Heartland Institute Calls on Oxford to Cancel Speech by Admitted Thief Peter Gleick

April 11, 2012

‘All Honest Scientists Should Be Outraged’ The Heartland Institute today called on Oxford University to cancel the April 24 “Oxford Amnesty Lectures” event featuring disgraced climate scientist Dr. Peter H. Gleick, president of the Pacific Institute, who committed theft, fraud, and defamation in the “Fakegate” scandal – all potential crimes and an affront to scientists […]

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Greenpeace: Destroying Coral Reefs To Save Them

April 10, 2012

Greenpeace has a long history of claiming to run campaigns dedicated to saving environmental sanctuaries. Yet they are happy to exploit the emotional impact of the destruction of nature to raise funds and recruit members, but less interested in acting to help maintain the earth. In 2005 Greenpeace’s flagship Rainbow Warrior II ran aground at […]

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Greenpeace: Damaging the Fish Industry

April 9, 2012

Greenpeace is engaged in a scurrilous intimidation campaign against scientists who dare to differ from the climate-alarmist orthodoxy – and who are associated with The Heartland Institute’s efforts to promote their research. That’s a typical intimidation tactic of an organization with a sketchy reputation. Gavin Gibbons, director of media relations for the National Fisheries Institute […]

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Heartland Institute to Host Seventh International Conference on Climate Change

April 6, 2012

Peter Gleick ‘Fakegate’ Scandal, Debates on Latest Climate Science Featured What: Seventh International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-7) Theme: Real Science, Real Choices Where: Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL When: Monday, May 21 – Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Media: Open to all media. Request press credentials here.

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