Environment and Climate News Podcast
By Heartland Institute
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The Heartland Institute podcast featuring scientists, authors, and policy experts who take the non-alarmist, climate-realist position on environment and energy policy. Hosted by H. Sterling Burnett and Isaac Orr.
||CleanOutside Interests Pushing Michigan Towards Unaffordable Energy (Guest: Jason Hayes)||Outside interests with funding from billionaire Tom Steyer are pushing a Michigan ballot initiative that forces the state to adopt a 30% renewable energy mandate by 2030.||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClimate Science Special Report: All Politics, No Science (Guest: Jay Lehr)||In late 2017, the government released a Climate Science Special Report written by Obama administration holdovers that eschewed science to hype unfounded fears of human caused climate change.||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClimate Alarmism Hurts the Poor (Guest: Rob Bradley Jr.)||Recently, voices on the left have expressed concerns towards efforts to restrict fossil fuel usage in the name of fighting climate change as these efforts hurt the poorest hardest.||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLow Energy Prices Benefit American Manufacturers and Consumers (Guest: Ross McKitrick)||To get manufacturing back in the US, energy prices will have to be lowered. For this to occur, fossil fuels must be a major source of energy.||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOregonians Taking on Bad Climate Policy (Guest: Oregon state Sen. Alan Olsen)||Oregon's so-called cap and invest bill to limit carbon dioxide emissions will raise energy and food prices, harm businesses, and have no effect on climate change.||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInconvenient Revelations You Won't Hear from Al Gore (Guest: Joe Bastardi)||It is undeniable that climate modelers and believers in anthropogenic climate change ignore, misunderstand, or downright lie about the factors that affect the climate. Joe Bastardi covers this fact in his new book, Climate Chronicles.||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Did the Obama Administration Wage the War on Coal? (Guest: Isaac Orr)||The Obama administration waged a war on coal by trying to make it too expensive for consumers through excessive regulation. The war is over and coal is here to make energy affordable again!||2/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStanding up to Greenpeace Extortionist Tactics with RICO (Guest: Seth Kursman)||As a response to public lies from Greenpeace and other radical environmental groups, Resolute Forest Products is suing under U.S. racketeering laws.||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAl Gore Won’t Bet on Global Warming Because He’s Wrong (Guest: Kesten Green)||In 2007, forecasting experts J. Scott Armstrong and Kesten Green offered Al Gore a wager concerning future temperatures. The time is up and had Gore taken the bet, he would have lost.||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCalifornia Invests Public Employee Retirement Funds in Sustainable Energy… To Pitiful Results (Guest: Tim Doyle)||Will investments in sustainable energy provide a positive return? California invested public employee retirement funds to find that no, they won’t.||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarc Morano: Climate Alarmists Make Absurd, Contradictory Claims on Cold and Snow||Al Gore and Michael 'Hockey Stick' Mann's most recent absurd claim states global warming caused the recent record cold spell. This claim is inconsistent with their previous claims and is empirically false.||1/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs The Environmental Movement Just For Show?||President Trump has declared that he wants the United States to become energy dominant. In essence, he wants the United States to be energy independent and a major player in the global energy export market.||1/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmy Oliver Cooke: Are Renewables as Cheap as Pundits Say?||Amy Oliver Cooke of the Independence Institute explains the costs of switching to 100% renewable energy in Colorado.||12/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMirrors and Mazes: A Guide Through the Climate Change Debate||Geologist Howard Brady says the climate is changing but humans are not the primary cause, the dangers are exaggerrated, and energy restrictions imposed to prevent climate change could be worse than any harms that occur.||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Alan Moran: Australia, From Coal Power to Blackouts||Dr. Alan Moran discusses how shuttering coal-fired power plants and attempting to replace them with wind has caused electricity prices to spike and made the grid more vulnerable to blackouts.||12/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLisa Linowes: Reaching Affordable Energy Through Tax Reform||Lisa Linowes of the Industrial Wind Action Group explains how tax reform can help Americans recieve affordable and reliable energy.||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTim Bishop: Recent Endangered Species Act Ruling Threatens Property Rights Nationwide||Unless the U.S. Supreme Court takes up and reverses a lower court ruling in an Endangered Species Act case, a precedent will be set that threatens the Constitutionally protected right for people to be secure in their property nationwide.||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnn Bridges: U.S. Economic and National Security Vulnerability from Rare Earth Dependence||Most modern technologies, from computers, to wind turbines, electric cars, cell phones and military jets require rare earth elements: And China has a near monopoly on the market.||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoe Leimkuhler: Assessing the Possibilities for American Energy Dominance||America is living in an age of energy abundance. We have the resources to be energy dominant in many areas of energy production and trade if regulatory barriers are removed.||11/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDavid Holt: Campaigning for Consumer's Energy Needs||Energy is the lifeblood of the economy and is critical to households, small businesses and all consumers. David Holt of the Consumer Energy Alliance is working hard to make sure state and federal legislators understand this.||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHon. Jeff Landry: Restoring American Energy Dominance||Hon. Jeff Landry, attorney general of Louisiana, speaks to the crowd of the America First Energy conference on energy dominance.||11/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFred Palmer: Australia, a Cautionary Tale||Fred Palmer, senior fellow for energy and climate at The Heartland Institute joins the Heartland Daily Podcast to discuss his new paper Australia, A Cautionary Tale.||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBud Weinstein: The Future of US Energy||Dr. Bud Weinstein, Associate Director of the Maguire Energy Institute and an Adjunct Professor of Business Economics in the Cox School of Business at SMU in Dallas, discusses the future of energy in the United States.||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPruitt Begins Rollback of the Clean Power Plan||In this edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Sterling Burnett and Isaac Orr discuss the impact the Clean Power Plan would have had on the nation's economy, and discuss the importance of the Trump Administration's decision to formally repeal the rules.||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMatthew Anderson: The Uses and Abuses of the Antiquities Act and How to Reform It||The Antiquities Act allows presidents to unilaterally declare vast swaths of land as national monuments, without Congressional input often overriding the concerns of state and local authorities. Its time for President Trump to end this abuse.||10/18/2017||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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