Tagged: Heartland Institute

Anti-science US Congressman on House science Committee! - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 10, 2014

This guy is spouting a  bunch of simple-minded anti-scientific rubbish. Not surprising in itself – he is actually opening a climate change denial conference in th US – one of the semi-annual get-togethers of climate change denialists organised by the Heartland Institute. No – the surprise is that this guy, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), is a member of the House … … Continue reading … Read More

Heartland’s Big Book Of Lies About Climate Change cuts no ice, thanks to Don Easterbrook - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Nov 04, 2013

Over the weeks since the release of the first section of the IPCC’s Fifth Report, the Heartland Institute — the Chicago-based extreme right wing and free-market propaganda outfit that has done so much to promote climate denial — has been trying to get media traction for its latest Not-the-IPCC report (NIPCC: the Nongovernmental International Panel […] … Read More

Denier cacophony escalates as IPCC release draws near - Hot Topic

Cindy Baxter Sep 25, 2013

As governments meet in Stockholm this week to finalise the IPCC’s Summary for Policymakers for its Working Group 1 report release,  I wonder if they can hear the shouting match going on in the world’s blogosphere and in some media. The bleating of deniers is reaching a cacophony. They are rolling out every single trick […] … Read More

Give them enough rope . . . - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott May 22, 2012

The last few years the climate change denier organisations have fooled themselves into thinking they are on a roll. (I am talking about deniers – not contrarians or sceptics). What with the “climategate affair,” the resulting investigations (which didn’t go … Continue reading → … Read More

Heartland ignorant of public relations — let alone science - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott May 06, 2012

You don’t have to hang around the internet for long to recognise the “silo” phenomena. The way the ideological group-thinkers will hang around specific sites feeding their belief. Then there is the “echo-chamber” – the way that bloggers and commenters … Continue reading → … Read More

Climate Deniers make Major PR Blunder - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds May 05, 2012

Gareth reported yesterday that the Heartland Institute has invested in billboards that stoop to a new low in their attempt to undermine worldwide concerns about climate change. However, due to the resulting negative response both from their opponents and also their supporters, these billboards (others featured Charles Manson and Fidel Castro, while there were also plans to use … Read More

Shy climate denier in ’science team’ reveals himself. - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Mar 06, 2012

More information related to local climate change denier attacks on NIWA scientists is starting to appear. The NZCSC (NZ Climate Science Coalition – a local denier group) has listed sworn affidavits supporting their arguments to the NZ High Court requesting … Continue reading → … Read More

Heartland’s climategate — and Mann’s book - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Feb 17, 2012

The blogosphere has been humming over the last few days with revelations contained in document leaked from the US Heartland Institute. Documents outlining strategy for the promotion of climate denial – both through the media and through educations programmes. Have … Continue reading → … Read More

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