350 or bust: Exposed!

Science Historian Naomi Oreskes writes: When I wrote the book Merchants of Doubt in 2010, I only wanted one thing: to uncover the truth about who was behind the widespread, and sadly effective, campaigns to undermine the established science of climate change, and why they were doing what they were doing. I never imagined that, a ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: A New Fun Project: Who Is The Joseph Howe Institute?

The reason I ask is, they’re holding a Communicating Energy Conference, somewhere in Toronto, the first weekend of June.  The advert is below: Of Ezra Levant and Marc Morano have shilled for many causes in the past.  They currently shill for Big Oil, denying climate change and the like. Alex Epstein runs the Center for Industrial ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Richard Epstein Off The Heartland Expert List

As regular readers may know, I spent a good part of May 2012 trying to convince that subset of the Heartland Institute expert list  who were also legitimate scientists to distances themselves from HI for their disastrous billboard campaign, with some modest success.  Well, one of the people I emailed was Richard Epstein, a  Professor of Law at ...

DeSmogBlog: It’s a bird; it’s a hockey stick; it’s a faked document!

heartland.gif   Heartland response would be a useful PR tactic The Climate Strategy that was emailed to the DeSmogBlog with a package of material from the Heartland Institute’s Jan. 17 Board of Directors meeting is serving as an excellent distraction from the legitimate issues raised in the other documents and reinforced by the excellent research paper ...