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Which Major Corporations are Backing a Climate-Denier Think Tank?

Over at ThinkProgress Green, Josh Israel and Brad Johnson expose 19 major corporations backing the Heartland Institute, the think tank whose internal documents were leaked this week, laying bare its plans to teach students that climate change is a hoax and other anti-climate efforts. As my colleague Kate Sheppard reported on Thursday, the documents—posted here and here—prompted a backlash from Heartland, which deemed at least one of the documents fake and some tampered with.
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Internal Documents: Climate-Denier Heartland Institute Plans ‘Global Warming Curriculum For K-12 Schools’

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

Internal documents acquired by ThinkProgress Green reveal that the Heartland Institute, a right-wing think tank funded by the Koch brothers, Microsoft, and other top corporations, is planning to develop a “global warming curriculum”... Read Post

Microsoft Disavows Heartland Institute’s Climate Denial, Says Contributions Just ‘Free Software Licenses’

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

One in a series of posts about the Heartland Institute’s inner workings, from internal documents acquired by ThinkProgress Green. On Tuesday, ThinkProgress Green exposed Microsoft Corporation as one of the funders of the Heartland I... Read Post

EXPOSED: The 19 Public Corporations Funding The Climate Denier Think Tank Heartland Institute

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

One in a series of posts about the Heartland Institute’s inner workings, from internal documents acquired by ThinkProgress Green. Heartland has issued a press release claiming that some of these documents were sent to an outsider un... Read Post


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