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H. Sterling Burnett

H. Sterling Burnett

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H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is a Heartland research fellow on environmental policy and managing editor of Environment & Climate News.

H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is a Heartland research fellow on environmental policy and managing editor of Environment & Climate News. Prior to joining The Heartland Institute in 2014, he worked at the National Center for Policy Analysis for 18 years, ending his tenure there as senior fellow in charge of environmental policy. He has held various positions in professional and public policy organizations, including serving as a member of the Environment and Natural Resources Task Force in the Texas Comptroller’s e-Texas commission.

Burnett is a former board member and past president of the Dallas Woods and Water Conservation Club; a senior fellow at the Texas Public Policy Foundation; an academic advisor for Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow; an advisory board member to the Cornwall Alliance; and an advisor for the Energy, Natural Resources and Agricultural Task Force at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Burnett has an Associate's Degree in Arts and Sciences from Eastfield Community College (1984), a BBA and a BA in Cultural Anthropology from Southern Methodist University (1986), and a MA (1991) and a Ph.D. (2001) in Applied Philosophy from Bowling Green State University with a specialization in Environmental Ethics.

Recent Articles and Publications

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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 21, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #246
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 18, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Seven-term Minnesota state Rep. Patrick Garofalo (R-Farmington) says it is necessary to reform Minnesota's net metering laws and it's PUC to be fair to ratepayers.
November 17, 2015
By John Nothdurft, Matthew Glans, Joseph Bast, Lennie Jarratt, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr

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