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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From Prof. William Gray: Homage to The Heartland Institute

April 4, 2012

This long essay is well worth your time to read. It was written, without any encouragement or coaching, by Prof. William Gray, one of the world’s most distinguished and respected hurricane experts. He’s one of the “grand old men” of climate research, a hero and mentor to thousands of students and practicing meteorologists. In his […]

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Fakegate: The War on Science

April 3, 2012

Generations of Americans have been raised to venerate science and those who have enhanced and extended our lives through its application. The rise of environmentalism, however, has generated a war on science, first by distorting it, and then by propagandizing the “findings”, “studies” and resulting claims based on them. Science hoaxes have been around a […]

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Heartland Institute Responds to General Motors’ Decision to Pull Funding

March 30, 2012

General Motors spokesman David Barthmuss today confirmed the company’s foundation will no longer donate to The Heartland Institute. The following statement by Joseph Bast, president of The Heartland Institute, may be used for attribution.

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Heartland Replies to Greenpeace

March 28, 2012

(The following press release was posted at the media page at Heartland.org on March 26, 2012.) Recently, a Greenpeace activist named Cindy Baxter suddenly recalled that “someone calling himself ‘John’ and saying he was with a US environmental NGO” recorded a brief phone conversation with her more than four years ago, while she was at […]

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David Suzuki Will Be Sorry He Started a Funding Fight

March 23, 2012

Peter Foster over at the Financial Post in Canada has penned a pretty devastating take-down of David Suzuki’s hypocritical crusade against foreign money (American greenbacks) finding its way into the coffers of Canadian non-profit groups. Writes Foster: Radical environmentalists tend not to be famous for their objectivity or sense of irony. Canada’s most famous eco-activist, […]

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No Faith With Skeptics

March 8, 2012

Donna Laframboise asks the key question about Fakegate: “Where do Gleick Apologists Draw the Line?” In a recent post on her Web site, No Frakking Consensus, she provides excerpts from scientists, ethicists, and activists who excuse or even lionize Peter Gleick for stealing Heartland Institute budget documents, impersonating a Heartland board member, misrepresenting himself to bloggers as an […]

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Why Doesn’t Greenpeace Demand a Congressional Probe of James Hansen’s Outside Income?

February 24, 2012

The Heartland Institute plans to pay Indur Goklany, an expert on climate economics and policy, a monthly stipend to write a chapter on those topics for the Institute’s forthcoming mega-report, Climate Change Reconsidered 2012. Earlier this week, Greenpeace and Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) called for a congressional investigation of Goklany. In addition to being an independent […]

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Climate McCarthyism: Democrat Congressman Demands Hearing on Interior Employee Linked to Heartland

February 23, 2012

Yesterday, Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) requested that the House Resources Committee investigate whether Department of Interior employee Indur Goklany accepted “illegal outside payments” from the Heartland Institute, and “what confidential information Goklany may have shared with Heartland officials in the course of negotiating his payment agreements.” Grijalva made this request in a letter to Committee Chairman Doc Hastings […]

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