DeSmogBlog: Heartland Funding Disinformation Echo Chamber

echochamber123.jpg The Heartland Institute has been using its corporate funding to create an echo chamber of experts-for-hire, subsidiary think tanks and websites which all work together to rebroadcast information in Heartland's manufactured controversy about climate change. In the last week, Heartland has been able to rely on this network – and on its own considerable skill ...

DeSmogBlog: What passes for a Brain Trust at Heartland?

heartland logo.jpg Has beens, also-rans, deniers-for-hire on retainer at "think tank" The Heartland Institute maintains a stable of 13 scientists on retainer for the express purpose of attacking the work of the Nobel Prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), according to budget information released last week in the Heartland document dump. The scientists, ranging ...

DeSmogBlog: Evaluation shows "Faked" Heartland Climate Strategy Memo is Authentic

heartland logo.jpg A line-by-line evaluation of the Climate Strategy memo, which the Heartland Institute has repeatedly denounced as a "fake" shows no “obvious and gross misstatements of fact,” as Heartland has alleged. On the contrary, the Climate Strategy document is corroborated by Heartland’s own material and/or by its allies and employees. It also uses phrases, language ...