Tag Archives: Heartland Institute

Greedy Lying Bastards (the movie)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZdCfoDiMDg Presumably Lord Monckton (et al) will now sue the film-makers for defamation of character? Or, maybe, just maybe, this new 90 minute documentary film could be the final push that US Congress needs to investigate the corporate misinformation machine … Continue reading

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Heartland Institute’s idea of advertising

The Heartland Institute recently ran an insane and short-lived advertising campaign. This is my tribute: For more background please see: http://climatecrocks.com/2012/05/04/heartland-institute-poster-fail/; and http://climatecrocks.com/2012/05/05/unabomber-bombs-heartland-cuts-and-runs-from-disastrous-billboards/.

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World is warming. Pope is ex-Buddhist.

Over on Wattsupwiththat, the noise of furious back-pedalling is reaching truly deafening levels (e.g. ‘World is warming. Pope is Catholic.’). However, Anthony Watts has been caught out spectacularly (see below) and is now refusing to explain himself pending the publication … Continue reading

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Lord Monckton – AGW non-expert (par excellence)

Or is he a non-AGW expert; or maybe even a non-AGW non-expert? I am not sure. One or two things I am fairly certain about though, since he is a Classics graduate of Churchill College Cambridge; and a former newspaper … Continue reading

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