North Carolina Renewable Energy Initiatives Under Attack by ALEC

By: Tuesday January 15, 2013 1:05 pm

Renewable energy is under attack in the Tar Heel State. That’s the word from Greenpeace USA‘s Connor Gibson today in a report that implicates King Coal powerhouse, Duke Energy and the fossil fuel industry at-large.

 

Lakeside Diner

By: Thursday May 10, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current issues that may be of interest.

Dayen’s Roundup from May 8, 2012

By: Wednesday May 9, 2012 6:30 am

In his continuing quest for intelligent life and hope, our intrepid reporter scans the universe for links to stories of interest, including Bank of America, David Brooks, Heartland Institute, fiscal cliff, gas prices, tax evasion, fracking regulations, Greece, marriage equality, underwear bombs, crazy Kansas or Sasha Boron Cohen and worse.

Receive Public Assistance? Mary Franson Thinks You’re an Animal

By: Saturday March 3, 2012 4:00 pm

Minnesota State Representative Mary Franson, currently rolling out the welcome mat for the climate-change denialist liars of the Heartland Institute and their spokesguy plagiarist Ben “Box Turtle” Domenech, turns out not to be so welcoming to those who get government assistance instead of wingnut welfare.

Joseph Bast Is Kind of a Big Pussy

By: Tuesday February 21, 2012 5:01 pm

Wingnut welfare queen Joseph Bast who heads up the Heartland Institute, wannabe teacher of children on climate change, received an email from retired US Air Force Colonel Gary Wamsley expressing dismay at the Institute’s role in channeling climate change discussions, so Bast sent the Colonel a letter threatening prosecution for . . . nothing more than expressing a view.

Heartland Institute Affair and Climategate Share Common Thread: Always Blame the Climate Scientists

By: Tuesday February 21, 2012 12:10 pm

The major difference between this situation and “Climategate,” as far as I can see, is that Gleick admitted to the conduct, while the hackers who stole the Climategate emails haven’t. So the focus was kept on the emails in Climategate (or their mischaracterization by climate change deniers), but the focus is only on the acquisition of the emails in the Heartland Institute affair.

Already Going To Hell Just Pumping That Gas

By: Tuesday February 21, 2012 7:00 am

The New York Times Andy Revkin laments the fact that a whistleblower at Heartland Institute misled colleagues to gather and release internal documents showing the Institute was planning to obfuscate climate science in school rooms in support of climate change deniers. But all that’s happened is that another set of climate denial shills has bee exposed, so now they want to draft Revkin to help continue the shilling.

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