Saturday, November 21, 2015

Heartland Institute

Heartland Institute Leading Contingent of Climate Realists to Paris for UN’s COP 21  - The Heartland Institute is partnering with the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT), the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), the Heritage Foundation and other allied organizations to bring some of the world’s most esteemed climate scientists and policy experts to present the inconvenient, data-based truth to the United Nations’ COP 21 summit in Paris. Heartland will ensure sound science is heard at COP-21 – what the global press is calling the last chance to convince the world’s governments to “solve” the global warming crisis......

Stop the UN Climate Treaty! Help Support Heartland’s Trip to COP-21 - One of the most important battles in the history of the global warming debate will be fought this December at a United Nations climate conference in Paris called COP-21. The Heartland Institute is working with other leading think tanks and advocacy groups to make sure our voice – the voice of sound science and economics, of energy consumers and taxpayers in America – is heard. Donate at Heartland’s Indiegogo crowd-funding site today to help support this vital mission......

Bill Nye the “science guy” is trying to bring an end to the global warming debate, not by introducing new data or responding to objections. Instead, during a recent interview, Nye said he seeks to end the debate by convincing people to ignore opposing voices and refuse all discussion of the matter. According to Nye, If you doubt any aspect of the theory that the use of fossil fuels will lead to catastrophic environmental impacts, you are not worth listening to….

Wildlife Is Thriving in Chernobyl Nuclear Zone, Tiffany Taylor, The Heartland
Good and surprising news: Many species in the Chernobyl nuclear exclusion zone have higher population numbers than before the nuclear accident, according to a new study published in Current Biology.  “Researchers have not found any mammal species adversely affected by nuclear radiation,” said Dan Simmons, vice president for policy at the Institute of Energy Research.

Greenpeace is a goliath in environmental circles. This often-controversial organization has more than three million members and offices in 40 countries. From nuclear energy to fishing regulations, Greenpeace fights on multiple fronts. Heartland’s Emily Zanotti and Ron Arnold document the organization’s history, funding, and controversies with a new profile posted at

Kyle Maicle, project manager for the Center for Constitutional Reform, joins Host Donald Kendal to discuss the progress of the various movements pushing for a constitutional convention to create a balanced budget amendment. Maichle describes the timeline of a potential convention and the obstacles that stand in the way. He also addresses the threat of a runaway convention that many critics tend to bring up.

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