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Russell Cook

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Russell Cook is an unpaid contributor to The Heartland Institute’s Environment & Climate News and blogger at GelbspanFiles.com, a website devoted to researching the origins of false accusations leveled at global warming “skeptics.

Russell Cook is an unpaid contributor to The Heartland Institute’s Environment & Climate News and blogger at GelbspanFiles.com, a website devoted to researching the origins of false accusations leveled at global warming “skeptics.” He is the author of “Merchants of Smear,” a Heartland Policy Brief published in 2014.

Cook is the author of numerous articles at American Thinker, RedState, Breitbart, Global Warming.org, WattsUpWithThat, PBS Ombudsman Letters, and elsewhere. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of New Mexico and his associate degree in graphic arts from the Al Collins School of Graphic Design.

Recent Articles and Publications

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March 14, 2017
By Russell Cook
It is a propagandist’s dream to live in relative obscurity while seeing his work repeated and embraced across the land. Let me show you how it is not Ross Gelbspan I dwell on, but his words and the outgrowth from them.
May 28, 2015
By Russell Cook
Financially speaking, Merchants of Doubt, which purports to debunk global warming skeptics by revealing their nefarious sources of funding, is a dud.
February 26, 2015
By Russell Cook
A brief word of explanation about the first part of that title, it’s a variation of the “Resist, we much” teleprompter reading gaffe by the Reverend Al Sharpton, where he meant to say “Resist, we must” on his TV show.
February 13, 2015
By Russell Cook
What made Brian Williams inject himself into an Iraq war incident? Perhaps the reason is as simple as a juvenile desire to remain in the center of adoring attention.
September 19, 2014
By Russell Cook
For about two decades we’ve been told the science behind human-caused global warming is settled, and to ignore skeptic scientists because they’ve been paid by industry to manufacture doubt about the issue.

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