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Environmental Exchange - Vol. 2 Issue 6

Published on Monday, March 02, 2009

Vol. 2 Issue 6

Cosponsored by the State Policy Network and Cascade Policy Institute

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Top Story:

"Global Warming Crisis: Cancelled" 2009 International Conference on Climate Change

The International Conference on Climate Change on March 8-10, 2009 in New York City will serve as a platform for scientists and policy analysts from around the world who question the theory of man-made climate change. This year's theme, "Global Warming Crisis: Cancelled," calls attention to new research findings that contradict the conclusions of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.

Hosting the conference for the second consecutive year will be The Heartland Institute, a 24-year-old national nonpartisan think tank based in Chicago. "All of the event's expenses are being covered by individual and foundation donors to Heartland," said Dan Miller, executive vice president of the institute. "No corporate dollars earmarked for the event were solicited or accepted."

Last year's conference featured presentations by more than 100 prominent scientists and economists from the U.S. and around the world, including Dr. Robert Balling (Arizona State University), Dr. Stanley Goldenberg (NOAA), Dr. William Gray (Colorado State University), Dr. Yuri Izrael (IPCC), Dr. Patrick Michaels (University of Virginia), Dr. Paul Reiter (Institute Pasteur, Paris), Dr. S. Fred Singer (Science and Environmental Policy Project), Dr. Willie Soon (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), and Dr. Roy Spencer (NASA). The event also attracted extensive media attention in the U.S. and internationally, including news coverage by The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Associated Press, Reuters, National Geographic, ABC, BBC, CBS, NBC, Fox News, and others.

For more information on the 2009 conference, visit The Heartland Institute website which explains the details of the event and registration information or contact Heartland Senior Fellow James M. Taylor.

Check out Heartland's video promoting the conference by clicking here.

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