Heartland Weekly: Trump Makes Bold Pitch for Climate Realism

Published October 22, 2018

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Why U.N. Climate Report Cannot Be Trusted
Tom Harris
Washington Times
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has created an illusion of certainty about their science, and therefore their forecasts.

Trump Makes Bold Pitch for Climate Realism
James Taylor
President Trump has stood up more firmly for sound science and climate realism than any prior president, aided by us here at The Heartland Institute.

Trump Right to Question Climate Change Causes
Jay Lehr and Tom Harris
Daily Caller
President Trump was right to express skepticism about human-caused (anthropogenic) climate change in his interview on CBS television’s 60 Minutes.

Debunking Myths About Fracking
Guests: Tim Benson and Linnea Lueken
Host: Jim Lakely
The authors of The Heartland Institute’s latest Policy Brief, “Debunking Four Persistent Myths About Hydraulic Fracturing,” join the podcast to discuss their findings.

Climate Caucus: Energy Killers
Guest: James Taylor
Host: H. Sterling Burnett
The bi-partisan Congressional Climate Solutions Caucus is promoting dangerous energy policies that would replace affordable fossil fuels with expensive, unreliable renewables.

Unleash Economic Prosperity Now!
Guest: NJ Assemb. Hal Wirths
Host: Jesse Hathaway
Throughout 2018, regulatory reform and costs of regulation are a hot topic at the federal and state level. Wirths talks about efforts to fight crushing over-regulation in his state.

Stop Sanders’ ‘Stop BEZOS Act’
Jesse Hathaway
Investor’s Business Daily
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced legislation meant to coerce Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos and other CEOs into enhancing the benefits and wages of their employees.

Instant Gratification and the Recession
Chris Talgo and Emma Kaden
American Thinker
As the popular saying goes: “Hindsight is 20/20.” Now 10 years after the 2008 financial crisis, it’s time to look back and reconsider the story you’ve been told of the Great Recession.

Dems Champion Tax Increases, Socialism
Peter Ferrara
Investor’s Business Daily
Democrats still have no idea what happened in 2016. Blue collar workers in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Indiana, were tired of the manifest failures of Obamanomics.

Thank Humans for Fruits and Vegetables
Amanda Maxham
Genetic Literacy Project
Ayn Rand said that a scientist “is a man whose mind does not stand still.” Technology created by scientists can’t stand still either. That’s true for both smartphones and tomatoes.

Sanders’ Proposal Would Decimate Working Class
Justin Haskins
Detroit News
Bernie Sanders’ “BEZOS Act” would hurt lower-income Americans because it would make it significantly costlier for businesses to hire them

New Generic Drug Report Shows Savings
Sarah Lee
Health Care News
A new study says generic drugs saved U.S. consumers $265 billion in 2017, showing the need for more free market choices in the health care industry.