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Heartland Institute’s Deniergate: A New Definition for Irony

The past few days haven’t been very pleasant for the faux think tank Heartland Institute. On Tuesday a source going by the name of “Heartland Insider” leaked several strategy documents and Heartland’s 2012 budget to the DeSmogBlog. A leading mouthpiece for climate denial and the fossil fuel industry, the right-wing lobbying group now finds itself at the […]Read More

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Geoengineering: Will Attempts to “Play God” Lead to Ruin or

The controversial new book SuperFreakonomics has stirred vociferous and vehement responses, with many accusing authors Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner of “getting it all wrong” in their chapter about global warming. In that chapter, Levitt and Dubner referenced the work of climatologist Ken Caldeira’s work studying the implications of geoengineering – large-scale, deliberate manipulation of Earth’s climate system […]Read More

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International Scientific Congress on Climate Change: Key Messages

The International Scientific Congress on Climate Change concluded this week in Copenhagen. Convened to assimilate the latest observations and research in climate change since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released their Fourth Assessment Report, the resulting findings and report will help prepare global negotiators meeting this December in Copenhagen for the COP15. The following […]Read More