Environment and Climate News Podcast
By Heartland Institute
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Advancing sound science, common sense, and free markets in environment and climate policy.
||CleanTodd Myers: Washington State Carbon Tax Defeat Shows Environmentalists' Hypocrisy||On the November 8, election, Washington state voters rejected what would have been the first in the nation tax on carbon dioxide emissions. Todd Myers explains how national environmental groups joined with the business community to defeat the carbon tax.||11/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTimothy Considine: Renewable Energy Mandates, Costly, Ineffective||In a study of 12 states renewable energy mandates, Professor Timothy Considine finds the mandates increase electric power costs and result in job losses with little environmental gain.||11/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPam Villarreal Plastic Bag Bans Limit Consumer Choice, Don't save Money or the Environment||On the November 8, election, California voters considered two ballot referendums concerning California's law banning the use of single use plastic bags to consider, one passed, the other failed.||11/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWayne Winegarden: Renewable Energy Mandates, Costly, Ineffective||The Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan will raise energy prices dramatically, hitting the poor and those on fixed incomes the hardest.||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLeonid Goldstein: Taking the Climate Alarm Enterprise to Court||Mathematician and software engineer Leonid Goldstein recently filed a federal lawsuit against more than 40 environmental groups, investor funds and advisors, and foundations who he says have broken multiple laws in order to control global energy use.||10/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBill Kovacs: Unfunded Mandates Undermine the Constitution, State Autonomy and Our Economic Well-Being||A recent U.S. Chamber of Commerce study shows the Obama administration is ignoring the law by imposing an increasing number of unfunded mandates on the states without first assessing their economic impact or carrying out a required cost benefit analysis.||10/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPaul Driessen: EPA's Toxic Air Testing Violates Federal and International Law||The EPA claims particulate matter and other emissions are harmful. Yet when it conducts tests to determine the risk of harm from pollutants, it fails to tell the test subjects they are being exposed to chemicals it has said are deadly.||9/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristopher Guith: Banning Fossil Fuel Production on Federal Properties would be Bad for the Economy, Government Revenues, Jobs||Radical environmentalists are lobbying the Obama administration to end fossil fuel production on federal lands and offshore. Obama has already halted coal mining on public lands and is attempting through regulations to limit oil and gas production.||9/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanH. Sterling Burnett: California’s Water Problems||K. Lloyd Billingsley, author and communication’s counsel and policy fellow at the Independent Institute||9/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSteven Greenhut: coal mining and coal fired power plants||Steven Greenhut, senior fellow and western region director for the R Street Institute.||9/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoe Klinger: How many cows does it take to power a light bulb?||How many cows does it take to power a light bulb? As the California Air Resources Board (CARB) considered regulations aimed at reducing methane emissions from California's dairy herd, it's important to ask, how exactly do they plan on accomplishing this?||9/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJames Taylor: The Spark of Freedom Foundation||The Spark of Freedom Foundation Founder, James Taylor, joins the Heartland Daily Podcast to talk about the new organization and electric power in Nevada.||9/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJay Lehr and Scott Denning: Global Warming - Then and Now||H. Sterling Burnett is joined by Jay Lehr and Scott Denning||8/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSam Batkins: Obama Has Imposed 600+ Major Regulations||In today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Sam Batkins, Director of Regulatory policy at the American Action Forum, joined the podcast to discuss his new paper titled "600 Major Regulations."||8/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRep. Warren Davidson (R-OH): Subpoenaing Environmental Groups||Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH) talks about the subpoena the science committee issued to state AGs and environmental groups to gain access to documents showing how they collaborated in their persecution through investigations of climate skeptics.||8/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Ted Them: Debunking the "Negative Health Impacts" of Fracking||Dr. Them debunks the claims of Dr. Howard Zucker, the Commissioner of the New York Department of Health who's recommendation to the Governor resulted in New York banning hydraulic fracturing.||8/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKathleen Hartnett White: Exposing the Mad War on Energy||Kathleen Hartnett White joins the show to talk about the new book she co-authored with Stephen Moore titled Fueling Freedom: Exposing the Mad War on Energy||8/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRoberta Walls: Sand Mining Poses Little Threat to Air and Water Quality||In this edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, research fellow Isaac Orr and Roberta Walls, the point person for industrial sand mining at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, discuss a new document produced by the DNR.||8/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoshua Sewell: Taxpayers on the Hook for Crop Insurance Programs||In today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Joshua Sewell, senior policy analyst with Taxpayers for Common Sense joins the show to discuss agriculture policy and crop insurance.||7/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRep. Bob Gibbs (R-OH): Radical Environmentalists Preventing Solutions to Zika||In today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Representative Bob Gibbs (R-OH) - chairman of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, joins managing editor of Environment & Climate News H.||7/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Patrick Moore: Celebrate CO2||In today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast Dr. Patrick Moore, co-founder of Greenpeace and a leader in the international environmental field, joins Managing Editor of Environment & Climate News H.||7/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJay Lehr: The Alternative Energy and Shale Gas Encyclopedia||In today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Heartland Science Director Jay Lehr joins Managing Editor of Environment & Climate News H. Sterling Burnett to talk about the Alternative Energy and Shale Gas Encyclopedia.||7/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReed Hopper: 8-0 Victory Over the Obama Admin and the Clean Water Act||In today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Reed Hopper, Attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation joins Managing Editor of Environment & Climate News H.||7/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCedric Keith: The Dying Fish||In today's edition of the Heartland Daily Podcast, Cedric Keith, author of The Dying Fish: A Sojourn to the Source, joins Managing Editor of Environment and Climate News H. Sterling Burnett to talk about his 4,000-mile walk through the wilds of the east.||7/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJulie Kelly: GMO Crops are Perfectly Safe||In today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Julie Kelly, one of the leading, non-scientist, voices in the contentious debate over America's food system, joins the show to talk about Genetically Modified Foods (GMOs).||6/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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They also defended Philip Morris' claim that second-hand smoke posed no health risks. Even though the real science claimed otherwise.
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