Browsing All posts tagged under »global warming«

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.

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 […]

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.

“Murderers, tyrants, and madmen” – a video response from Peter Sinclair

May 17, 2012

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Peter Sinclair shows how claims that global warming advocates are "murderers, tyrants, and madmen" by Joe Bast of The Heartland Institute are wildly inaccurate.

Deroy Murdock’s latest NASA column a nearly fact-free, logical fallacy-filled screed

May 16, 2012

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Deroy Murdock's column on the letter from 49 former NASA employees who question global warming is nearly 700 words of fact free inflammatory language and logical fallacies.