The release of Climate Change Reconsidered II: Biological Impacts by the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) has sparked a predictable backlash from the mainstream media and the scientific community. Yet it is a document that cannot be quashed with the usual dose of scorn; it’s far too well-researched for that!
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The IPCC was set up by the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environmental Program. It has enlisted thousands of scientists to contribute to its scare campaign, but as Joseph Bast, the president of The Heartland Institute, noted in a recent Forbes article regarding the vast difference in the assertions of the IPCC scientists and those of its puckishly named Nonintergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (NPCC), “What is a non-scientist to make of these dueling reports? Indeed, what is a scientist to make of this?”
Our government has lied to Americans about the global warming, and the result has been the expenditure of billions of taxpayer dollars on something that was not happening and is not happening.
Why the concern over President Obama’s Executive Orders? It is human nature that desensitization will creep in as related to frequency, making felt outrage over each successive mandate seem less intense or serious. The result: executive orders are likely to become more frequent and increasingly more extreme in their content in the absence of any serious push back to reign them in.
USA Today did its readers a grave disservice by running an op-ed full of smears and false statements by two of the fruitier nutcakes of the environmental movement, Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang.
Climate alarmists have no answer to ‘Climate Change Reconsidered’ other than appeals to authority (and you trust the United Nations, don’t you?) and personal attacks on the scientists who are brave enough to speak out.
Joseph Bast, President of the Heartland Institute and Dr. Herbert Walberg, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Heartland Institute discuss their book Education and Capitalism: How Overcoming Our[...]
Pierre Gosselin has carved out a unique niche in the climate blogging arena with his NoTricksZone blog, which brings “climate news from Germany in English.” Gosselin wrote about how The[...]
Today’s Wall Street Journal reprinted a delightful five-paragraph excerpt from a 1893 essay by Mark Twain titled “The Moral Statistician.” It is worth a few minutes of attention because it[...]
PBS aired a “Frontline” episode last night titled “Climate of Doubt.” The show’s producer (but not the host, John Hockenberry) attended Heartland’s Seventh International Conference on Climate Change in May,[...]
Heartland’s CEO Joe Bast spoke recently at the “Yes, We Did Build It” rally in Waukesha, Wisconsin, sponsored by the Citizens for Responsible Government. (That’s Wisconsin Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, at[...]
The president of The Heartland Institute replies to Fred Krupp’s Wall Street Journal essay. Dear Fred, I read your August 7 opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal, “A New[...]