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Press Release Climate Change Energy Environment
December 7, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
‘Heartland thanks Rep. Piscopo for taking the lead on this important issue, and thanks ALEC for allowing this debate to take place.’ – Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
December 6, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Tom Sheahen, James H. Rust, Greg E. Walcher
“The drive to take U.S. lands out of the hands of the American people has continued at breakneck speed for more than four decades” - Jay Lehr
November 27, 2017
By Herbert J. Walberg, Joseph Bast
The Heartland Institute announced the release of the fourth edition of The Patriot’s Toolbox,
October 30, 2017
By Joseph Bast
The following statement can be attributed to Joseph Bast, CEO of The Heartland Institute.
October 9, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Frederick D. Palmer, Peter Ferrara, Bette Grande, S.T. Karnick, Walter Cunningham, Craig Idso, Donn Dears, Tom Harris, Alan Carlin, Christopher Essex, James E. Enstrom, John Coleman
"Scrapping the Clean Power Plan is the first of a series of steps that must be taken to reverse the Obama administration’s energy policies." - Isaac Orr
October 3, 2017
By Jim Lakely
One-day event will be a deep dive into President Donald Trump’s energy agenda
August 25, 2017
By Bette Grande, Alan Carlin, John Coleman, Frederick D. Palmer, Timothy Ball, S.T. Karnick, Paul Driessen, Christopher Essex, Daniel Sutter, William Briggs, Joseph S. D'Aleo, Tom Harris
" As millions brace for the potentially devastating impact from Harvey, stories are being written tying Harvey to man-made climate change." - Bette Grande
August 9, 2017
By Isaac Orr, Frederick D. Palmer, Tom Harris, Tom Sheahen, Donn Dears, Marc Morano, Joseph S. D'Aleo, James H. Rust, John Coleman, Walter Starck, Christopher Essex, Arthur Viterito
The New York Times this week posted a draft of a climate science report by the federal government’s U.S. Global Change Research Program.
July 25, 2017
By Isaac Orr, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Bette Grande, James M. Taylor, James H. Rust, Tom Sheahen, Michelle Smith, Mischa Popoff
‘All praise to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and President Donald Trump for reversing the Obama administration’s anti-fossil fuels, anti-fracking rule on lands of the United States.’ – Fred Palmer
June 23, 2017
By Isaac Orr, Tim Benson, Frederick D. Palmer
‘It appears these protesters know little about fracking and are seeking only to frighten their neighbors.’ – Isaac Orr
June 1, 2017
By Joseph Bast, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Jim Lakely, Tim Benson, Bette Grande, S.T. Karnick, Tom Harris, Craig Idso, Laurence Gould, Thomas Walton, Nick Loris
"It’s been a long time since we had a president who cared as much about real science, energy policy, and the importance of economic growth" - Joseph Bast
May 24, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Jesse Hathaway, S.T. Karnick, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Michael Hamilton
" The proposed budget in fact incorporates tax reform by sharply reducing tax rates, as well as repealing and replacing Obamacare, which would cut taxes by about $1 trillion over 10 years." - Peter Ferrara
May 11, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Jay Lehr, Bette Grande, Frederick D. Palmer
"This rule does nothing to help the environment, but it does add costs to oil and gas extraction on public lands." - H. Sterling Burnett
May 5, 2017
By Jim Lakely
On Saturday, May 6, North Central College in Naperville, Illinois will be hosting an event organized by Illinois Congressman Bill Foster (D-14) dubbed an “open forum on climate change.”
May 2, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Tim Benson, Isaac Orr
"Oregon’s legislature is sprinting down the road to stupidity out of misplaced fear fracking is harming drinking water and causing air pollution." - H. Sterling Burnett
April 28, 2017
By Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Frederick D. Palmer
"It’s time for Congress to take back its power and restrain the president by passing laws ensuring America’s lands and resources are managed according to plans specifically approved by Congress." - H. Sterling Burnett
April 21, 2017
By S. Fred Singer, Isaac Orr, Tim Benson, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Frederick D. Palmer, Tom Harris, Mischa Popoff
"I am truly sorry to see a ‘March for Science’ mixed up with all this. It is likely to hurt science and scientists by painting them as purely partisan and political." - S. Fred Singer
April 18, 2017
By Joseph Bast, Jay Lehr, Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson
"The only people who believe global warming is man-made and dangerous are the scientifically illiterate reporters/activists in the media. The left tried to politicize the science and make a case for their agenda, and they failed." -Joseph Bast
April 3, 2017
By Joseph Bast
‘Is this a belated April Fool’s Day joke? If not, it should be. This is hilarious.’ -- Joseph Bast
March 29, 2017
By Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Bette Grande
"Maryland’s legislators, and its governor by signing the bill, chose image over substance and alarmism over realism in banning fracking." - H. Sterling Burnett
March 28, 2017
By Joseph Bast, Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, Kenneth Haapala
‘For many of us who were marginalized, ignored, or demonized for the past eight years, this is an occasion for real joy, celebration, and yes, vindication.’ – Joseph Bast
March 23, 2017
By Jim Lakely
‘The most important event to educate Washington, DC on climate science since President Trump took office.’ – Myron Ebell
March 3, 2017
By Joseph Bast, Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, S.T. Karnick
“EPA’s budget was much too big in 1991, when it was $6 billion, the same as is now proposed by the Trump administration.” – Joseph Bast
February 28, 2017
By Richard J. Trzupek, Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Mischa Popoff, Bette Grande, Walter Cunningham, Walter Starck
"I think America needs an EPA, but we need an EPA that’s focused on protecting the environment, not on satisfying the whims of environmentalists" - Rich Trzupek
February 17, 2017
By Isaac Orr, Tim Benson, Bette Grande, Steven Milloy, Marc Morano, Christopher Essex, Tom Harris, Kenneth Haapala, James H. Rust, Walter Starck
‘Pruitt brings to the position a record of extraordinary competence, managerial skill, experience with environmental issues from the perspective of a state official, and, importantly, expertise in constitutional law.’ – Bette Grande
February 8, 2017
By Bette Grande, Tim Benson, Walter Cunningham, Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, James H. Rust, Paul Crovo
"This is a common-sense approval that is long overdue. This pipeline will make it easier for domestic oil producers to compete in a global marketplace." - Isaac Orr
January 30, 2017
By Jim Lakely
Twelfth International Conference on Climate Change Will Focus on ‘Resetting U.S. Climate Policy’ for the Trump Administration
January 24, 2017
By Isaac Orr, Jay Lehr, Christopher Essex, Walter Starck, Bette Grande, Kenneth Haapala, S.T. Karnick, H. Sterling Burnett
“This is a big win for the American people, and the science shows that not a single polar bear will die because of it.” - S.T. Karnick
January 19, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett, Richard J. Trzupek, Isaac Orr
"With Perry at the helm of the Department of Energy, protecting the nation’s energy security – rather than fighting the hobgoblin of human-caused climate change – should once again become the prime goal of the department" - H. Sterling Burnett
January 18, 2017
By Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, James H. Rust
"None can be placed in a position superior to Scott Pruitt, President-elect Trump’s choice to manage the U.S. EPA and return it to the level of excellence intended for it on behalf of the American people." - Jay Lehr
January 12, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Tim Benson
“A ban on fracking in Maryland would be based on scary stories, not on science.” - Isaac Orr
January 9, 2017
By Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Tim Benson, James M. Taylor, Christopher Essex, Steve Goreham, Mischa Popoff
"Few people are better suited to undertake the radical reforms necessary to bring the federal regulatory behemoth to heel." - H. Sterling Burnett
January 9, 2017
By Frederick D. Palmer, Jim Lakely
‘I am deeply honored by The Heartland Institute to be asked to serve as senior fellow on energy and climate.’ — Frederick D. Palmer
December 28, 2016
By H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Jay Lehr, Tim Benson
Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) yesterday vetoed a bill that would have made compliance with the state’s renewable energy standards – the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS) – optional for the next two years.
December 27, 2016
By Jim Lakely
Dr. Robinson received the “Voice of Reason” award at the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (2014) and presented at the Second International Conference on Climate Change (2008).
December 14, 2016
By Joseph Bast, Ralph Benko, Peter Ferrara, Lewis Uhler
"The new Trump administration has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to turn the nation away from economic stagnation, racial and class division, and socialism and toward economic prosperity, harmony, and freedom." - Joseph Bast
December 7, 2016
By H. Sterling Burnett, Jay Lehr, John Nothdurft, Bette Grande, S.T. Karnick, Christopher Essex, Isaac Orr, Marc Morano
"One small appointment for Trump, one giant leap for environmental sanity." - H. Sterling Burnett
December 7, 2016
By Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Matthew Glans, Tim Benson
"Illinoisans will be paying more for energy, and Illinois businesses will face higher costs and become less competitive, all so Exelon can garner hundreds of millions if not billions over time, in subsidies." - H. Sterling Burnett
December 6, 2016
By Jay Lehr, Isaac Orr, James H. Rust, H. Sterling Burnett, Tom Harris, Tim Benson
“Denying the pipeline, which is needed to transport approximately 470,000 barrels of oil per day from North Dakota to Illinois, is emblematic of the disdain and disregard President Obama has shown for Middle America throughout his presidency” -Isaac Orr
November 30, 2016
By Tim Benson, Matthew Glans, H. Sterling Burnett
“The government should not decide winners and losers in any market as part of its energy policy. The ideal approach to energy policy would be to repeal all renewable power standards” - Matthew Glans
 

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