Browsing the "heartland institute" Tag

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"Clean Gas" More Dangerous Than Coal, Industry Expert Tells TV

US “clean gas” wells in operation (Irekia-Eusko Jaurlaritza in Turns out that just about everyone (including President Obama) has been hugely underestimating the methane pollution levels of so-called “clean gas.” The booming American economy now seems to come at a greater cost than we originally thought when we found out that natural gas produces […]

May 22nd

Climate Reality Project Takes Over Infamous Heartland Institute Billboard Spot in Chicago

  The Climate Reality Project has put up some excellent billboards essentially in response to the horrible Heartland Institute billboards that cost the organization numerous sponsors and the little respect it had. The Climate Reality Project’s billboards will be put up all around the area of the Heartland Institute’s upcoming climate change conference, too. Here’s […]

May 19th

Forbes & Conservation Hawks Lay Top Commentary on "Heartland-Gate" & Anthony Watts of WattsUpWithThat

  Joe Romm has a wonderful series going on the massive (seriously massive) fallout from the Heartland Institute’s recent (and ongoing) stint equating people who understand climate change is happening to mass murderers. His Day 5 post is, in my humble opinion, a must-read, so I’m reposting it in full here (everything that follows is […]

May 11th

AT&T's Contributions to (Un-)Think Tank Heartland Institute 'Past' (& Pepsi Also Distances Itself)

  Last week, I had the pleasure of writing that GM was cutting its financial support for the Heartland Institute due to the institute’s extreme stance opposed to the scientific consensus on global warming (that it is happening and caused by humans). This week, AT&T has also stated that its support for the Heartland Institute […]

April 7th

Green News of the Day (VIDEO)

Some top green news from around from the past day or so: Global Warming   Heartland associate taught ‘biased’ climate course at Ottawa university  An associate of the Heartland Institute, the thinktank devoted to discrediting climate change, taught a course at a top Canadian university that contained more than 140 false, biased and misleading claims about […]

February 29th

Green News Daily (VIDEO)

Top green news from around the internet (video is followed by photos and short excerpts on the news): Catastrophic Global Warming & Climate Change Underestimated Yep, catastrophic global warming predictions by climate scientists have underestimated probably warming if we don’t curb emissions fast. (Not a surprise that another study has found this — I’ve covered […]

February 27th

Confusionist Lawyer Writes in Forbes to Defend Heartland Institute's Conspiracy Theories on Global Warming

  Ah, wonderful to see a lawyer getting on Forbes to discuss global warming and the odd “scientific ” agenda of an institute perhaps best known for trying to convince us that smoking is completely safe. Of course, we’ve written on the Heartland Institute leak numerous times now, but here’s a little more, as well […]

February 24th