Historical context behind the court ruling that the EPA may regulate greenhouse gases

July 17, 2012

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When the DC appeals court ruled that the EPA had the authority to regulate greenhouse gases on June 26, 2012, it brought to a close a process of regulation and court challenges that started in 1999.

Good week in the courts for the Obama Administration

June 28, 2012

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It’s been a good week in the federal courts for the Obama Administration. On Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of the Environmental Protection Agency – and against a legion of state Attorneys General and industry groups – on the EPA’s greenhouse gas Endangerment Finding. The […]

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NYTimes Green blog: Burning Colorado forests may not regenerate

June 26, 2012

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The NYTimes Green blog reports that the burning Colorado forests may not regenerate into forest, but rather into shrubland.

More deception and dishonesty in Heartland’s May 1 press release announcing results of Memo investigation

June 7, 2012

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Following the unauthorized publication of confidential Heartland Institute documents by Peter Gleick on February 14, 2012, Heartland’s president Joseph Bast identified one document that he claimed was forged. Starting on February 16, Heartland employed Protek International, a firm that conducts digital forensic investigations, to investigate whether or not the allegedly fabricated “2012 Climate Strategy” memo […]

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Peter Gleick reinstated to his position at the Pacific Institute [updated]

June 6, 2012

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The Pacific Institute just issued a press release announcing the reinstatement of Peter Gleick to his position of Institute president. Among other things, the press release states An independent review conducted by outside counsel on behalf of the Institute has supported what Dr. Gleick has stated publicly regarding his interaction with the Heartland Institute. According […]

Digital forensic investigation fails to exonerate Heartland of authoring climate strategy memo

June 6, 2012

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Contrary to the stated conclusion of a cursory digital forensic investigation, the report fails to exonerate The Heartland Institute of being the source of the allegedly fabricated "climate strategy memo."

Heartland Institute attacks critics, still refuses to apologize for Unabomber billboard

May 21, 2012

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Joe Bast and others at The Heartland Institute continue to attack their critics and refuse to apologize for the dishonest comparison of the Unabomber to genuine climate realists nearly three weeks after Heartland took down the billboard.