Left-leaning environmentalists, media and academics have long railed against the alleged conservative “war on science.” They augment this vitriol with substantial money, books, documentaries and conference sessions devoted to “protecting” global warming alarmists from supposed “harassment” by climate chaos skeptics, whom they accuse of wanting to conduct “fishing expeditions” of alarmist emails and “rifle” their file cabinets in search of juicy material (which might expose collusion or manipulated science).
“The Deliberate Corruption of Climate Science” is a history of the people and groups who used unwarranted fear of human-caused climate change to undermine science by influencing governments and the private sector to spend vast sums of money on scientists who agreed to climb aboard the global warming gravy train.
Professor Michael Mann, the inventor of the Hockeystick temperature graph, had a contentious editorial essay in the January 17 issue of the New York Times. [The Hockeystick graph purports to show that temperatures[...]
Put “Spies Like Us” vintage Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd at the top of EPA rather than the top of CIA field operations, and you have an idea of how John Beale monumentally screwed up EPA climate policy and international climate negotiations.
Anyone who still thinks the environmental movement is based on real science or genuine concern for the environment or public health is either a fool or a “useful idiot” for the most extreme elements of the environmental left.
Climatism, the belief that man-made greenhouse gases are destroying Earth’s climate, is on the wane. Once riding high, the ideology of man-made climate change is losing its influence in governments[...]
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Former President Jimmy Carter will address the Democratic Party convention via a televised address, but former Vice President Al Gore and candidate for President will be no where in sight.[...]
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To me, science is a process of continuous discovery. So when casted alongside of ideology let alone political ideology it doesn’t exactly pass the smell test. Science ebbs and flows[...]
On February 14, environmental groups and sympathetic journalists reported that confidential documents were stolen from The Heartland Institute. It soon became apparent that one of the documents, a supposed memo[...]
When we discuss global warming and its effect on the planet, we have past and present temperature and carbon dioxide measurements to contend with. To predict the future we need[...]
And we couldn’t be prouder. The Heartland Institute, which has hosted six international conferences on climate change since 2008, has gotten under the skin of some who have now been exposed by[...]