Heartland in USA Today: IPCC Exaggerates Risk
A short op-ed by Heartland President Joseph Bast appeared in the October 14 edition of USA Today as the “opposing view” to the newspaper’s vacuous editorial on global warming. This is great exposure… which can be even greater if you visit the page and share it via Facebook, Twitter, or by email. Please do so! Read more…READ MORE
Heartland on KUSI in San Diego
On Sunday, October 13, the legendary John Coleman, a founder of the Weather Channel, interviewed the equally legendary Dr. S. Fred Singer along with Dr. Robert Carter, Joseph Bast, and Jim Lakely for a 30-minute special report on climate change. The result is a great show with archival quality footage of Dr. Singer for sure. VIEW THE VIDEO.
On October 14, Heartland replied to two scientists who sent emails to Media Matters for America denouncing our new report from the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC). Why would two scientists publicly attack a team of nearly 50 of their peers for creating a peer-reviewed report more than 1,000 pages in length and citing nearly 4,000 peer-reviewed articles?…READ MORE
Failure to Raise the Debt Ceiling Will NOT Bring About Federal Default
Peter Ferrara, The Heartland Institute
As the outstanding federal debt becomes due, it can simply be paid by newly issued debt, without violating the debt limit, as the total outstanding debt would not change…READ MORE
Heartland’s Ben Domenech on MSNBC’s ‘All In with Chris Hayes’ Talking End of Government Shutdown
Jim Lakely, The Heartland Institute
Domenech points out that the Tea Party faction, both in Congress and among the people, “never really trusted the Republican establishment or the leadership in the House to actually fight the fight” against Obamacare or stand strong against raising the debt limit…READ MORE
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Reindeer Reproduction in a Warming World
Craig Idso,The Heartland Institute
According to the authors of this study, who examined satellite derived measures of vegetation green-up, population densities, calf body masses and female reproductive success, the “effects of global warming on plant productivity and onset of spring are likely to positively affect sub-Arctic reindeer”…READ MORE
Parents Defend Choice in AL, Common Core Wars, and More: Friday’s Ed News Roundup
Joy Pullmann, The Heartland Institute
CALIFORNIA: Parents launch a petition to repeal a state law that allows students of different sexes into each other’s bathrooms and locker rooms.
ILLINOIS: Lawmakers discuss shifting education funding away from property taxes…READ MORE
Get Rid of Ethanol Exchanges Too
Marita Noon, Energy Makes America Great, Inc.
The expanded renewable fuel standard required the annual use of 9 billion gallons of biofuels in 2008, rising to 36 billion gallons in 2022, with at least 16 billion gallons from cellulosic biofuels, and a cap of 15 billion gallons for corn-starch ethanol…READ MORE
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Research & Commentary: State-Owned Banks
Matthew Glans, The Heartland Institute
Unlike private banks, the state-owned Bank of North Dakota is not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; the deposits it holds are guaranteed only by “the full faith and credit of the state of North Dakota.” If any loans default, a state-run bank has no FDIC backing, and taxpayers could face substantial liabilities and tax hikes…READ MORE
Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt …
David Applegate, The Heartland Institute
A nation that has not adopted a proper budget in years – and that refuses to live within one anyway – still has no meaningful control over ongoing expenses, accumulated debt, or a plan for dealing with either…READ MORE
Research & Commentary: The Hydrosphere and Oceans
Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
Precipitation and ocean activity have little to no connection to human CO2 emissions, according to the scientist authors of Climate Change Reconsidered II: Physical Science. Therefore, energy production, the lifeblood of the global economy, should not be hindered by state intervention to reduce CO2 emissions…READ MORE
Climate Change Weekly
James M. Taylor, The Heartland Institute
Taylor writes a weekly e-newsletter for Heartland titled Climate Change Weekly, which reports on current stories regarding the reality of climate change… READ MORE