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350 or bust: Reaching Across The Climate Divide: Transforming The Way We Engage

It’s TED Talk Tuesday on 350orbust. Simran Sethi talks about engaging with people who seem to be our polar opposites.

DeSmogBlog: Who Are The Australian Backers Of Heartland’s Climate Denial?

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ANY conference worth its salt needs a nice long list of sponsors to give the impression of widespread diverse support for whatever the conference  organisers are advocating.

In the case of the Heartland Institute and their advocacy for the denial of the risks of human-caused climate change, their just-started conference for climate . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Who Are The Australian Backers Of Heartland’s Climate Denial?

DeSmogBlog: Illinois Coal Association Emerges As Heartland Denial-a-Palooza Sponsor

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Following the May 4 shocking Unabomber billboard campaign and subsequent departures of more of Heartland's corporate donors, Heartland was likely heartened to add the Illinois Coal Association as a new Gold Sponsor for its forthcoming ICCC-7 "climate" conference.  Although ICA was not on the 05/09/12 sponsor list,  it joined the usual collection . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Illinois Coal Association Emerges As Heartland Denial-a-Palooza Sponsor

The Disaffected Lib: Why Heartland Inc. Needs to Be Taken Down

Our youth, as the radical right wants them to be

DeSmogBlog: Republic Report Slams Media Obsession With Shiny Penny In Heartland DenialGate Coverage

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Lee Fang at the Republic Report has a great post noting the media's obsession with the shiny penny of the who/how story surrounding the leaked documents chronicling the Heartland Institute's planned attacks on science and democracy.  

While groups like Greenpeace, The Climate Reality Project and Forecast the Facts are . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Republic Report Slams Media Obsession With Shiny Penny In Heartland DenialGate Coverage

DeSmogBlog: Fakeducation For Years From Heartland

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The NY Times, LA Times and many others criticized Heartland’s inept plan to hire David Wojick to create an alternate-reality K-12 climate science curriculum. But Heartland's school ground attack on science is nothing new, as is evident in the organization's own commentary: “Heartland has tried to make material available to teachers, . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Fakeducation For Years From Heartland