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Steve Goreham

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Steve Goreham, a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute, is a speaker, author, and researcher on environmental issues as well as an engineer and business executive.

Steve Goreham, a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute, is a speaker, author, and researcher on environmental issues as well as an engineer and business executive. He is a frequently invited guest on radio and television as well as a free-lance writer. He is the Executive Director of the Climate Science Coalition of America (CSCA), a non-political association of scientists, engineers, and citizens dedicated to informing Americans about the realities of climate science and energy economics. CSCA is the US affiliate of the International Climate Science Coalition.

Steve is the author of two books on climate change.  His first book is Climatism! Science, Common Sense, and the 21st Century’s Hottest Topic, a complete, in-depth discussion of the science, politics, and energy policy implications of the man-made global warming debate.  The Mad, Mad, Mad, World of Climatism is Steve’s second book on climate change, was published in 2012. A special edition of the book (with endnotes and bibliography moved to Steve’s Web site (climatism.net) was prepared for release by The Heartland Institute in 2013, and more than 100,000 copies are now in circulation.

Steve continues to be astonished every day by unfounded claims of looming global warming catastrophe. He wrote this second book to bring the latest facts to the reader, but to also poke fun at a mankind far down the primrose path of global warming fantasy.

Steve holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Chicago.  He has more than 30 years of experience at Fortune 100 and private companies in engineering and executive roles.  In his last industry position, he was vice president and general manager of an engineering and manufacturing operation with 350 employees and annual sales of $300 million.  Steve is husband and father of three and resides in Illinois.

Recent Articles and Publications

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December 6, 2017
By Steve Goreham
Carbon dioxide isn’t pollution—it’s plant food.
November 20, 2017
By Steve Goreham
After eight years of promotion, subsidies, mandates, and tax credits, it's clear that most Americans don’t want electric cars.
November 13, 2017
By Steve Goreham
Regulations to reduce fuel consumption and to increase vehicle mileage were born during the oil shock of the 1970s. But within the last decade, the fracking revolution reestablished the United States as the world’s energy superpower.
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November 8, 2017
By Steve Goreham
Are U.S. Vehicle-Mileage Standards Obsolete?
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
November 24, 2015
By Steve Goreham
Another year has passed and that stubborn ozone hole over Antarctica refuses to go away. Data from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) shows that the ozone hole for the fall maximum season grew 22 percent from 2014 to 2015.
July 9, 2013
By Steve Goreham
ProblemFor the past decade, billions of dollars have been spent in an effort to fight climate change. First, taxpayers subsidize green policies. The production tax credit for wind energy will cost more than $12 billion the year alone.
March 7, 2013
By Steve Goreham
Wind and solar energy are dilute, intermittent, and more costly than traditional hydrocarbon energy sources.

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