Browsing All Posts published on »February, 2012«

The ethos of The Heartland Institute: brazen hypocrisy

February 27, 2012

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The Heartland Institute continues its brazen calls for others to be ethical while refusing to behave ethically itself.

A Heartland Institute statement raises questions about “climate strategy” memo’s origin

February 22, 2012

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Did someone associated with Heartland author the "climate strategy" memo? A recent statement intended to exonerate Heartland raises questions instead.

Climate scientist defense group and Peter Gleick illustrate Heartland’s irony and hypocrisy

February 21, 2012

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The Heartland Institute's recent statements are filled with irony and hypocrisy, a point made abundantly clear by an official letter from the Climate Scientist Legal Defense Fund and by the admission of responsibility by Peter Gleick.

Heartland uses PR director’s email for delivering threats of legal action

February 19, 2012

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The Heartland Institute used the PR director's email to deliver threats of possible legal action (SLAPP suits, perhaps) against journalists who have written about the confidential Heartland documents that were published on Valentine's Day.

Steve Milloy is still a fact fighter for hire

February 9, 2012

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Steve Milloy has a long history of fighting science for anyone who can pay his price. The Center for Media and Democracy has acquired documents that show Syngenta had paid Milloy to cast doubt on the science showing their herbicide atrazine was dangerous to the environment.

38 climate scientists respond to error-filled Wall Street Journal commentary

February 1, 2012

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One of the many factual errors, misunderstandings, and misleading claims (I counted at least six) in a Wall Street Journal commentary denying human-caused climate disruption was that only four of the 16 co-signers had published on climate science, and only one has published anything significant on the topic recently. Many of the others were not […]