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Is ExxonMobil Finally Standing Up For Climate Science, Or Just Showing Up Coal?

ExxonMobil has been the arch enemy of climate science and now suddenly the company is a warrior for climate action, thanks to a shove from the Heartland Institute.

Here's the Teacher-Friendly Antidote to Heartland Institute's Anti-Science School 'Propaganda'

On a Monday morning at the end of October, Rob Ross asked a group of earth scientists and educators a question: How many of them had received copies of the Heartland Institute book Why Scientists Disagree About Global Warming? You could feel an immediate sense of frustration in the air. Show More Summary

This group thinks Trump hasn't done enough to unravel environmental rules. Here's its wish list.

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

A three-page “Energy Freedom Scorecard” details how the Trump administration has aggressively undone environmental rules and climate policy. But for The Heartland Institute, it's not nearly enough.

Heartland's America First Energy Conference Stacked With Climate Change Deniers

By Kert Davies, crossposted from Climate Investivations Center On November 9th, the climate change denying Heartland Institute is holding an energy conference in Houston to applaud the Trump Administration’s repeal of environmental protections and clean energy policy. Show More Summary

Conservative Think Tank Urged EPA To Consider Convicted Child Sex Offender

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The retired nuclear chemist made it onto the Heartland Institute's list of climate change deniers submitted to the EPA.

Heartland Institute 'Red Team' Climate Lists Revealed, And Science Deniers Are Upset With Pruitt

The Heartland Institute has been pushing a “red team” agenda on climate for at least eight years, and claim the roots of the idea started at a meeting in Milan in 2003 organized by Fred Singer and his Science and Environmental Policy...Show More Summary

Here's The List Of Climate Change Deniers Considered For The EPA's ‘Red Team’ Debate

The hard-line climate change deniers at the right-wing Heartland Institute sent the agency a list 205 names to consider.

The Real Cause Of America's Opioid Epidemic

Authored by Mark Thornton via The Mises Institute, The Opioid epidemic is spreading across the heartland of America. The number of drug overdose deaths from both prescription (e.g., Oxycontin) and black market (e.g., heroin) opiates exceeded 30,000 in 2015. Show More Summary

Heartland Tech Weekly: Anxiety about robots is real

4 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

Yesterday, I reported that the rust belt may be turning into the robot belt, as new data from the Brookings Institution indicates that companies in the Midwest and upper South are employing the most industrial robots. But even without this new data from Brookings, it’s become clear that companies can’t open a new factory in the […]

Brookings: Midwest and Southeast employ the most robots

4 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

The United States may not be in the midst of a robot revolution quite yet, but new data indicates that Heartland cities should be prepared to see more and more robots at their factories. Today, the Brookings Institution published a report showing which cities and states in the U.S. are employing the most robots. Using […]

Koch-funded Ex-GOP Congressman Tim Huelskamp to Lead Climate Science Denial Group Heartland Institute

A former Republican congressman with a history of rejecting action on climate change while accepting funding from the fossil fuel industry has been picked as the new president of the Heartland Institute. Tim Huelskamp, a prominent Tea...Show More Summary

EPA Chief Pruitt’s 'Red Team' on Climate Science Is an Eight-Year-Old Talking Point Pushed by Heartland Institute

Like many of his Trump administration colleagues, Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) chief Scott Pruitt has never really been down with the whole climate science thing. Pruitt has denied that carbon dioxide from fossil fuel burning...Show More Summary

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt’s 'Red Team' on Climate Science Is an Eight-Year-Old Talking Point Pushed by Heartland Institute

Like many of his Trump administration colleagues, Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) chief Scott Pruitt has never really been down with the whole climate science thing. Pruitt has denied that carbon dioxide from fossil fuel burning...Show More Summary

Editor of New 'Sham Journal' Is Climate Science Denier With Ties to Heartland Institute

The title alone of the scientific paper could have suggested one of two things — either the author deserved a Nobel prize in science, or something very odd was going on. Professor Steve Sherwood knew it was not the former. The paper’s...Show More Summary

US Senators: Heartland Institute Mailings to Grade School Science Teachers 'Possibly Fraudulent'

If you teach science to American schoolchildren, there's a good chance that you might open your mailbox soon and find a package containing a free, unsolicited 135-page book and 11-minute DVD, plus a cover letter from the Heartland Institute, a Chicago-based free-market “think tank.” “How do you teach global warming?” the letter begins. Show More Summary

A conservative think tank has mailed a book challenging climate change to over 10,000 US science teachers

6 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Conservative think tank The Heartland Institute has been mailing tens of thousands of U.S. science teachers a book that challenges the scientific consensus on climate change, Buzzfeed and The New York Times report. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Heartland Institute BS Book

I had the immense pleasure and great honor of joining Molly, Nick, and Tim on the Geeks Without God podcast to talk about the recent mailing of a book and some other material about climate change to science teachers, by the Heartland Institute. This mailing was an effort to sow seeds of doubt about climate…

China's Plan To Subvert The Global Dollar Standard

Authored by Alasdair Macleod via The Mises Institute, If nothing else, the Chinese have a sense of history and destiny. They have had a glorious past, stretching back millennia, and once controlled most of the Asian heartland in the days of Genghis and Kublai Khan. Show More Summary

Standing Up Against Trump’s Scorn for Science

It’s even more disgusting now than it was then. Five years ago this Thursday, the Heartland Institutethe industry-funded think tank notorious for rejecting the settled science connecting smoking to cancer and the burning of fossil fuels to climate change–engaged in one of the sleaziest media campaigns of all time: Drivers moving along Chicago’s inbound Eisenhower... Read more »

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