BigCityLib Strikes Back: Just Who Has Bailed On The Heartland Institute?

Yesterday, I noticed this in the UK Gaurdian re. The Heartland Institute’s ongoing travails: A number of other experts meanwhile began cutting their ties with Heartland, according to a tally kept by a Canadian blogger BigCityLiberal. But I noted that they just linked  to my blog front page.  So I thought I would work up a proper tally ...

DeSmogBlog: See No Evil At George Mason University

monkeys.shutterstock_10567591.jpg George Mason University (GMU) has labored for 2 years on simple plagiarism complaints.  It has just written self-contradictory findings that avoided seeing plagiarism in the 2006 Wegman Report (WR) while admitting the same text elsewhere was plagiarism. In March 2010, climate scientist Ray Bradley complained to GMU of 2.5 pages of plagiarism of his paleoclimatology ...

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 ...