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Global Warming: Was it Ever Really a Crisis?
January 6, 2017
Interviews from the 2009 International Conference on Climate Change .

February 13, 2018
Jay Lehr, Ph.D. covers the claim that carbon dioxide is the primary driver behind our climate. In his view, this claim is absurd. Watch the full lecture at:
February 7, 2018
Dr. Patrick Moore Ph.D. was one of the co-founders of Greenpeace. After 15 years, he determined the organization had become "anti-human" and had to leave. You can watch the entire speech by Dr. Moore at Heartland's Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-9) at this link. It's fantastic:
January 29, 2018
John Coleman, co-founder of the Weather Channel, takes a moment to address young people and their views on climate skeptics. Coleman was a distinguished weatherman, co-founder of The Weather Channel, and a climate change skeptic despite mainstream media backlash.
January 5, 2018
Mark Steyn lays out what he thinks about the state of climate science.
January 4, 2018
Steve Goreham flips solar energy upside down with his research.
March 29, 2017
Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast opens the 12th International Conference on Climate Change in Washington, DC on March 23, 2017. To see every video from the conference, go to this URL:
January 6, 2017
Interviews from the 2009 International Conference on Climate Change .
November 18, 2016
Video of Heartland Institute Science Director Jay Lehr at the AM 560 Freedom Summit in suburban Chicago on October 29, 2016. Lehr's thesis: There is not now, nor has there ever been, any scientific evidence proving mankind has affected the climate on a global scale. Our media and “scientific community” tell us otherwise. But here’s the truth: The hypothesis of man-caused global warming is based almost entirely on computer modeling that are, quite simply, a bad scientific joke. However, that has not stopped politicians from pouring hundreds of millions in taxpayer-funded grants to unethical scientists to keep the scam going. The result is continued impoverishment of the poor, a declining standard of living for the middle class, and greater empowerment of the ruling class.
September 7, 2016
America has become a leader in energy production despite President Barack Obama’s efforts to discourage the use of traditional energy sources, such as coal, natural gas, and oil. This panel discusses the rise of hydraulic fracturing, demise of renewable power mandates, and other pro-environment, pro-energy, and pro-jobs solutions. Speaking on this panel are Texas Public Policy Foundation Director of the Armstrong Center for Energy and the Environment Kathleen Hartnett-White, Heartland Institute Research Fellow Isaac Orr, and Kansas State Rep. Dennis Hedke (R-Butler County).
July 26, 2016
Emily Zanotti, Jon Henke, and Lachlan Markay speak at a CPAC 2016 panel sponsored by The Heartland Institute titled "Darker Money: How Leftist Billionaires Have Built a Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy" on Thursday, March 3, 2016.
May 17, 2016
If you noticed the fall in price of gasoline earlier this year, you should also be excited about hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking. Fracking has allowed us to produce large quantities of oil and natural gas, which increases their supply and lowers their prices. In his fifth video in The Heartland Institute’s Fracking Facts series, titled “Fracking and Global Warming,” Isaac Orr explains what fracking is and the role it plays in the debate over global warming, a.k.a. “climate change.” According to Orr, environmentalists are wrong to say fracking contributes to climate change since it is largely responsible for the transition taking place in the U.S. from relying on coal to generate electricity to relying on natural gas instead. Fracking is saving consumers billions of dollars a year while also benefiting the environment. To learn more about The Heartland Institute, visit us at To learn more about fracking, visit
May 12, 2016
Together let’s rethink environmental objectives, align incentives with goals, and affirm the notion that human beings are an integral part of the natural order. In 1934, former U.S. Forest Service official Aldo Leopold, godfather of the modern environmental movement, wrote that “restrictive laws” had “largely failed” in their mission to conserve America’s forests, rivers, and other natural resources. Less than 40 years later, however, as various events pushed environmental concerns into the public spotlight, lawmakers from both parties championed legislation far more sweeping and restrictive than any Leopold had witnessed. How well did these “restrictive laws” work to right environmental wrongs? Why did so many miss the mark? And how should we go about improving our policies?