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Heartland Suggests (and Quickly Retracts) That Believing in Climate Change Puts You in League With the Unabomber

5/4/2012 // By Max Greenberg

A few hours ago, a news item about our old pals at the Heartland Institute was flying around the internet at light speed. It seems that in preparation for their annual climate denial conference, which this year ends the day before […] Read more >

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Dear Heartland Institute: NWF Won’t Back Down in Defending Environmental Education

2/21/2012 // By Max Greenberg

A FedEx Overnight package from Chicago landed on my desk today. It did not contain late Valentine’s Day treats. Inside, there was a cease-and-desist letter from the Heartland Institute focusing on a recent post I did for Wildlife Promise. The […] Read more >

From the Heartland: An Inside Look at the Extreme Right’s War on K-12 Climate and Environmental Education

2/17/2012 // By Kevin Coyle

America’s extreme right has been attacking climate change and environmental education in schools for decades using a variety of tactics aimed at keeping it from becoming core  knowledge our children have upon graduation. The recent revelation that the Heartland Institute […] Read more >

School wouldn't be worth a whole lot if we taught every fringe 'controversy.' (flickr | sidewalk flying)

Koch-Funded Plan in Development to Teach K-12 Kids Global Warming isn’t Real

2/15/2012 // By Max Greenberg

Ah, the old ‘teach the controversy’ gambit. If there’s an easier, more cynical way of casting doubt on reality, I haven’t seen it yet! Case in point: ThinkProgress Green says it has acquired documents that show the partly Koch and […] Read more >

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Polluters Lose in Clean Air Act Attack

4/6/2011 // By Joe Mendelson

Today, attempts to rollback parts of the Clean Air Act that direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to address carbon pollution failed in the Senate. In a game of political hide-and-seek, varying polluter interests attempted to highjack a bill (S. 493) […] Read more >

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Earmarks Give Way to Oilmarks in GOP Spending Bill

2/20/2011 // By Jeremy Symons

White House Remains Silent on Clean Air, Clean Water Attacks The new GOP majority in Congress promised to reduce the deficit, but failed to mention they would give polluters free reign to replace Pork Barrel spending with Oil Barrel favors.  In a week-long marathon […] Read more >

Sea turtle swims through oily gulf waters, May 2010

Big Oil Money Working to Rewrite History of Gulf Oil Disaster

12/23/2010 // By Miles Grant

The same groups who denied the link between cancer and smoking and deny the link between carbon pollution and global warming are now being enlisted to deny the impacts of the Gulf oil disaster. Read more >

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CA Student Clean Energy Activist Challenges Polluter to Debate

10/21/2010 // By Miles Grant

Will billionaire polluter Charles Koch put his mouth where his money is & debate a California clean energy activist? Read more >

Schwarzenegger: Polluters Playing Political Games in California

9/29/2010 // By Miles Grant

Recently, we highlighted a climate denial exhibit at the Smithsonian sponsored by Koch Industries. And this week, we told you how Koch is funding a campaign to keep California hooked on polluting fuels. Now Koch has drawn the ire of […] Read more >

Warming Walruses: Watch NWF’s Climate Capsule

9/29/2010 // By Miles Grant

From DC to Alaska, what impact is global warming having on America right now? What’s the National Wildlife Federation doing to help promote green job training? And as Dirty the Global Warming Denying Sock Puppet attacks California’s climate law, will […] Read more >

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