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Heartland Institute Award Winner Compares Work of Climate Science Deniers to 9/11 Firefighters

An award winner at a flagship conference for climate science deniers has compared their work to the heroics of firefighters during the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York. Greeted with applause, the statement was made by University of...Show More Summary

Why Is the Exxon-Funded Heartland Institute Now Calling Oil Trains “Dangerously Flammable”?

When President Donald Trump signed executive orders pushing for the approval and expedited review of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, an oil industry-funded think tank put out an interesting comment supporting the move in...Show More Summary

Heartland on Global Warming – Case Study in Propaganda

H. Sterling Burnett, writing for the Heartland Institute blog, wrote a revealing post titled: Energy Restrictions, Not Climate Change, Put Civilizations at Risk. In my opinion it is a classic example of misleading propaganda, worthy of deconstruction as a case study. What Is Propaganda? I always endeavor to be as clear, thorough, and fair in […]

Exclusive: Climate Science Denial Group Heartland Institute is "Reaching Out" to Fossil Fuel Industry for Funding

One of the world’s most notorious climate science denial groups is “reaching out to the fossil fuel community” to raise cash in the wake of President Donald Trump’s election. Coal industry veteran and new Heartland Institute senior fellow...Show More Summary

I Help Create the Automated Technologies That Are Taking Jobs

You would not know it from the discussions about the economic issues of the nation’s industrial heartland, but manufacturing is at an all-time high in the United States according to a November 2016 Brookings Institution study. The manufacturing recovery since the Great Recession has been quite remarkable. Show More Summary

The Heartland Institute has a horrific holiday wish list for Trump.

Like white supremacists, climate deniers think they are about to get an ally in the White House.

Fertile Ground: Heartland Institute Pulls "Unabomber" Climate Change Billboard

The conservative organization Heartland Institute pulled a billboard recently featuring a photo of "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski, with his supposed voice saying in scary maroon letters: "I still believe in Global Warming. Do you?" (Two other billboards featured Fidel Castro and Charles Manson. Of course they did.)

Observations: The QandO Podcast for 19 Aug 16

Our Guest, Jim Lakely from the Heartland Institute comes on to talk about Climate Change, but we manage to depress him before he leaves with our cheery worldview. Dick Trickle is Dale’s hero. Ryan Lochte appears to be a douchebag, but then, so does the IOC. BTW, Obamacare sucks.  This week’s podcast is up on […]

Heartland Institute Tries To Reshape Its 'Unabomber Billboard' Image With Hyper Patriotism

It was renowned English writer Samuel Johnson who once said “Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.” Unfortunately, the original context of his quote has been lost to history, but he did clarify during his life that he was not referring to patriotism in general, just false patriotism. Show More Summary

The IRS Scandal, Day 1159

Heartland Institute, House Lawmakers Censure IRS Commissioner Koskinen: A U.S. House committee overseeing the administration of justice in federal courts and agencies voted to censure a high-ranking Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official for his role in covering up abuses of power at the federal revenue-collection agency. Beginning in 2010, employees...

The New Road to Freedom

At the tail end of the debilitating Obama administration’s economic policies, Peter Ferrara – the senior fellow at The Heartland Institute, offers...

Fossil fuel-funded study attempts to deny the human causes of climate change

In yet another attempt to deny the effects of climate change, the fossil fuel industry has funded a study that experts say lacks scientific credibility and is full of ‘nonsense.’ The Heartland Institute, an agency financed by coal and...Show More Summary

Climate Deniers' Paris Event Sparsely Attended, Journalists Kicked Out

A climate change denial event in Paris, organized jointly by two U.S groups, the coal-funded Heartland Institute and The Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow (.CFACT), held to coincide with the UN climate COP21 talks, quietly flopped...Show More Summary

Climate Deniers' Paris Event Sparsely Attended, Journalists Kicked Out

A climate change denial event in Paris, organized jointly by two US groups, the coal-funded Heartland Institute and The Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT), held to coincide with the UN climate COP21 talks, quietly floppedShow More Summary

Heartland Institute Kicks Journalists Out of 'Public' Climate Denial Event in Paris

Accredited journalists were kicked out of a sparsely attended climate denial conference hosted by the US oil-and tobacco-funded Heartland Institute today in Paris. Heartland's ‘Day of Examining the Data’ event was repeatedly advertised as open to the public and media. Show More Summary

Prankster Protesters Posing as Coal Profiteers Punk Climate Denial-a-Palooza

BY BRENDAN MONTAGUE AND KYLA MANDEL IN PARIS Coral Bleach, from the Billionaire United Mining Services, arrived this morning at the Heartland Institute's much vaunted Day of Examining Data repleat with an emerald-studed hard hat, high-viz jacket, and furs. Show More Summary

Heartland Institute Leads Contingent of Climate Realists to Paris for UN’s COP 21 Conference

Via Press release: December 7 events with CFACT and CEI include ‘Day of Examining the Data,’World Premiere of ‘Climate Hustle’ Documentary The Heartland Institute – known globally as the leading think tank debunking global warming alarmism and junk science – is partnering with the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT), Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), and…

Extremist Heartland Institute Attacks Pope Francis On Climate, Claims Paganism Has Entered Catholic Church

Attachment Size Heartland Institute Press Conference Sept 17 2015.mp3 44.76 MB A string of mystical and dire warnings about the Catholic Church were issued by Heartland Institute officials and supporters at a press conference last week...Show More Summary

Conservative Group Blasts the Pope: "Paganism" Has "Entered the Church"

A leading group of climate change skeptics is concerned that paganism is creeping into the Catholic Church. That was the message delivered by Gene Koprowski, director of marketing at the Chicago-based Heartland Institute, at a pressShow More Summary

David Suzuki: Climate Deniers All Over the Map

This is a guest post by David Suzuki. A little over a year ago, I wrote about a Heartland Institute conference in Las Vegas where climate change deniers engaged in a failed attempt to poke holes in the massive body of scientific evidence for human-caused climate change. Show More Summary

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