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Texas District Judge Tells Wingnut 'Stink Tanker' He's 'Not A Credible Witness'

Joe "We're Not A Front Group" Bast, head of the wingnut Heartland Institute, will say anything at all to push his Koch-funded, ALEC-friendly deregulation agenda, and it's great to read this Texas judge so adeptly slamming his credibility: It’s...Show More Summary

The Australian Heartland

A while ago, the Chicago-based Heartland Institute, a conservative/libertarian/denialist thinktank, got into a lot of trouble by putting up billboards with pictures of people like the Unabomber who, Heartland claimed, were climate change believers. Show More Summary

Global Warming Deniers Grow More Desperate By The Day

This is a guest post by David Suzuki. The Heartland Institute’s recent International Climate Change Conference in Las Vegas illustrates climate change deniers’ desperate confusion. As Bloomberg News noted, “Heartland’s strategy seemed...Show More Summary

Global Warming Hoax: The Basics

(John Hinderaker) This video is a nice, four-minute summary of some of the basics of the global warming debate. It was shot at the Heartland Institute’s 9th International Conference on Climate Change, between July 7 and July 9. If you have followed the science closely, you won’t learn anything you didn’t already know. Show More Summary

Will the Supreme Court End Forced Union Membership?

By Larry Sand, The Heartland Institute June was not kind to Big Labor. First, teachers unions in California had some of their favorite work rules knocked out of the state constitution by Judge Rolf Treu in his Vergara decision.

An Evil Denier (TM) Writes: Why I Don't Read 'Peer-Reviewed' Climate Science Papers

An earnest young man from Vice claims to have "crashed" the Heartland Institute's 9th International Conference on Climate Change. Actually, no: he was given a press pass and afforded every courtesy because that's how we Evil Deniers (TM) roll - we welcome open debate. Show More Summary

Teachers Union Sues to Stop Florida Choice Expansion

By Mary Tillotson, The Heartland Institute A lawsuit from a Florida union would eliminate school choice for many low-income students and effectively kill a program to help students with autism and other special needs.

Delingpole Interviews Jay Lehr: Lefties 'Think They’re Doing Something Good for the Environment'

What happens to the trash sent away for recycling? Environmentalists will tell you that by recycling you’re doing your bit to help save the planet. But science director of the Heartland Institute, Jay Lehr tells James that there is very little economic value in garbage. Show More Summary

The “97 Percent” Straw Man Revisited

(Steven Hayward) This past week was the Heartland Institute’s 9th International Conference on Climate Change in Las Vegas.  As I was teaching my summer school graduate course at the Ashbrook Center in Ohio last week I wasn’t able to attend, but you can take in videos of most the sessions here. Show More Summary

Global Warming Happy Talk

Will Oremus is concerned by it: “I don’t think anybody in this room denies climate change,” the Heartland Institute’s James M. Taylor said in his opening remarks Monday. “We recognize it, but we’re looking more at the causes, and more importantly, the consequences.” Those consequences, Taylor and his colleagues are convinced, are unlikely to be […]

The climate consensus is not 97% – it’s 100%

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Shock news from the Heartland Institute’s Ninth International Climate Change Conference: among the 600 delegates, the consensus that Man contributes to global warming was not 97%. It was 100%. During my valedictorian keynote at the … Continue reading ?

?The Two Organizations Trying to Destroy U.S. Science Education

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Heartland Institute, a prominent, Chicago-based organization opposing climate science, has teamed up with the creationist Discovery Institute to launch a smear campaign against a group promoting the nationwide adoption of updated science education guidelines. Read more...

This climate-denying rapper is about as dope as you’d expect

Meet Kilez More, the Austrian rapper who entertains Heartland Institute conferences with 'killer' rhymes about evil climate scientists.

Dr. Roy Spencer: Science Knows 'Almost Nothing' About Global Warming

At the Heartland Institute's 9th International Conference on Climate Change in Las Vegas, Nevada, this week, Dr. Roy Spencer wowed participants with his presentation titled "What Do We Really Know About Global Warming?" wherein he noted that claims of global warming have been greatly exaggerated. Show More Summary

Heartland Institute Conference: CO2 Rise Increases Biodiversity, Crop Yields

According to The Economist, The Heartland Institute is “the world’s most prominent think tank promoting skepticism about man-made climate change.” On Wednesday, several scientists gathered at the institute’s 9 th International Conference...Show More Summary

What A German Climate Denial Rap Tells You About The Heartland Institute

The Heartland Institute, an organization notorious for its virulent climate denial, opened its conference on climate change with a German rap on the "Climate Swindle" that claims "saving the climate means wiping out the humans," according...Show More Summary

Unions to Appeal California Decision Concluding Tenure Hurts Poor Kids

By Mary C. Tillotson, The Heartland Institute The California Teachers Association has announced plans to appeal a June 10 court decision concluding teachers union rules send the worst teachers to the neediest students.

Return of Climate Denial-a-Palooza: Heartland Institute Hitches Anti-Science Wagon to Vegas FreedomFest

The Heartland Institute is reviving its global warming skeptics' gathering this week in scorching hot Las Vegas for the ninth “International Conference on Climate Change” — which DeSmog long ago dubbed “Denial-a-Palooza”. Sin City is...Show More Summary

Watch: The 2014 Heartland Institute International Conference on Climate Change

From July 7 through July 9, the Heartland Institute is hosting the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV. For a complete schedule of streaming video for the conference, click here. Follow Breitbart.tv on Twitter @BreitbartVideo

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