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Latest Heartland Institute Items
  • Attorney Erika Harold, who was named Miss America 2003, on Tuesday announced her intent to run for U.S. Congress in the 13th Congressional District of Illinois. "I have a pretty thick skin at this point in my life," she said. (Associated Press)

    Inside the Beltway: Alec Baldwin's fracas

    Alec Baldwin is in a fit of pique because Phelim McAleer was nominated by the Independent Oil and Gas Association to serve on a specialist' panel at the upcoming Hamptons International Film Festival, where the anti-fracking film "Gasland Part II" will be showcased.


  • The Washington Times

    FEULNER: Behind 'Fakegate'

    What could be more American than encouraging a robust debate on one of the most controversial issues of the day? The answer - for some on the left, anyway - is: Lie about your opponents, and make a pathetic effort to discredit them.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gleick, not Heartland, committed wrongdoing

    Kevin Knoblach, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists, exhibits shocking hypocrisy about transparent funding in his recent letter to The Washington Times ("Heartland inconsistent on document theft," Tuesday).


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Heartland inconsistent on document theft

    "Global warming's desperate caper" (Comment & Analysis, Friday) made a number of inaccurate assertions and took issue with the way I characterized the theft of Heartland Institute documents. I'd like to set the record straight.


  • Illustration: Global warming by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    EDITORIAL: Global warming's desperate caper

    For believers in a science that supposedly is "settled," global-warming advocates are awfully concerned about the need to silence dissent. Last week, the ethics chairman for the American Geophysical Union resigned in disgrace over his role in a black-bag job meant to intimidate the Heartland Institute, one of the most effective voices questioning the anti-carbon-dioxide orthodoxy.


  • Climate activist in ethics misstep

    When climate-change skeptics did something ethically questionable or misrepresented facts, scientist Peter Gleick was usually among the first and loudest to cry foul. He chaired a prominent scientific society's ethics committee. He created an award for what he considered lies about global warming.


  • Scientist admits taking, leaking think-tank papers

    In the field of climate science, when someone _ especially skeptics _ did something ethically questionable or misrepresented facts, scientist Peter Gleick was usually among the first and loudest to cry foul. He chaired a prominent scientific society's ethics committee. He created an award for what he considered lies about global warming.


  • INFLUENCE GAME: Leaks show group's climate efforts

    Leaked documents from a prominent conservative think tank show how it sought to teach schoolchildren skepticism about global warming and planned other behind-the-scenes tactics using millions of dollars in donations from big corporate names.


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