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Saturday 10/16/21 - Two Science Tracks: Watts, McKitrick; Haapala, Legates, Hayden, and Sheahen
13:09:31
October 16, 2021
Panel 1: Anthony Watts and Ross McKitrick, Ph.D., present on the latest global temperature trends, and explain what’s driving them. [PLEASE FORGIVE the piano music behind Dr. McKitrick's presentation at the start. That was a technical glitch provided by the union AV team we were forced to use in Las Vegas (never again).] Panel 2: Ken Haapala, David Legates, Ph.D., Howard Hayden, Ph.D., and Tom Sheahen will discuss the scientific method, and how the United Nations’ reports repeatedly violate it.

13:09:31
October 16, 2021
Panel 1: Anthony Watts and Ross McKitrick, Ph.D., present on the latest global temperature trends, and explain what’s driving them. [PLEASE FORGIVE the piano music behind Dr. McKitrick's presentation at the start. That was a technical glitch provided by the union AV team we were forced to use in Las Vegas (never again).] Panel 2: Ken Haapala, David Legates, Ph.D., Howard Hayden, Ph.D., and Tom Sheahen will discuss the scientific method, and how the United Nations’ reports repeatedly violate it.
 
1:32:34
October 16, 2021
Breakfast Keynote: A scientific keynote by Patrick Michaels, Ph.D., and a panel discussion on energy policy in Europe with Wolfgang Müller and Holger Thuss, Ph.D., of the European Institute for Climate and Energy.
 
8:01:50
October 16, 2021
This plenary opening dinner session features SEPP giving the Frederick Seitz Memorial Award to David Legates and his keynote presentation; an explanation of Heartland’s “Climate at a Glance” project for American teachers, by Anthony Watts; a speech by Heartland's Justin Haskins explaining the nexus between The Great Reset and global climate change; and a tribute to those climate science giants who have passed since The Heartland Institute's last conference.
 
1:02:23
October 14, 2021
The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, and Chris Talgo present episode 316 of the In The Tank Podcast. On this episode, the ITT crew talks about the Huffington Post’s attempt to cancel Heartland’s climate conference, Google’s move to demonetize climate “disinfo,” and the global supply chains breaking down. OPENING CHIT CHAT 14th International Conference on Climate Change https://climateconference.heartland.org/ Huffington Post - Caesars Palace to Host 3-Day Climate Denier Conference https://www.yahoo.com/now/caesars-palace-host-3-day-214550402.html GOOGLE BLACKLISTS HEARTLAND Google, YouTube to prohibit ads and monetization on climate denial content https://www.axios.com/google-youtube-climate-change-734f2b05-40e2-4e05-9100-39de589b3b0a.html Climate Depot – Democrats pressure Google to censor climate skeptics on YouTube (January 2020) https://www.climatedepot.com/2020/01/28/democrats-pressure-google-to-censor-climate-skeptics-on-youtube-demands-youtube-stop-the-spread-of-dangerous-climate-misinformation/ GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS BREAKING DOWN CNBC – Lebanon suffers 24-hour blackout, food poisoning, business closures amid fuel crisis https://www.cnbc.com/2021/10/11/lebanon-suffers-24-hour-blackout-food-poisoning-business-closures-amid-fuel-crisis.html CNN – The global supply chain nightmare is about to get worse https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/12/business/global-supply-chain-nightmare/index.html Reuters – ‘There will be things that people can’t get,’ at Christmas, White House warns https://www.reuters.com/world/us/americans-may-not-get-some-christmas-treats-white-house-officials-warn-2021-10-12/ CNBC – Consumer prices rise more than expected as energy costs surge https://www.cnbc.com/2021/10/13/the-consumer-price-index-rose-5point4percent-year-over-year-in-september-vs-5point3percent-estimate.html [Please subscribe to the Heartland Daily Podcast for free on iTunes at this link.]
 
8:37
September 23, 2021
Now that it's an irrefutable fact that polar bear populations are increasing, climate alarmists have picked a new story for their poster child ... err ... bear.
 
1:35:28
September 23, 2021
The Heartland Institute’s Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, and Chris Talgo present episode 313 of the In The Tank Podcast. This week, the ITT crew talks about the painfully unfunny lineup of late night talk shows and their recent “Climate Night.” They discuss the failure of this event and discuss the climate and energy topics they neglected to bring up. OPENING CHIT CHAT The shows have essentially become scripted propaganda https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LN1Z2uRGj8 Sometimes they literally have the same script https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HS4EzVaImc Late Night Coordinates for climate action https://twitter.com/colbertlateshow/status/1440415704503635968?s=21 Federalist - ‘Climate Night’ Was Just As Condescendingly Cringey As Expected https://thefederalist.com/2021/09/23/climate-night-was-just-as-condescendingly-cringey-as-expected/ Trevor Noah had Greta Thunberg as a guest. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DW7NEdT45q0 Washington Post – At U.N., Biden calls for unity in addressing pandemic and climate change https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/biden-at-un-calls-for-unity-in-addressing-the-pandemic-and-climate-change/2021/09/21/6c8c2368-1ac3-11ec-bcb8-0cb135811007_story.html WHAT THE LATE SHOWS WON’T TELL YOU In The Tank ep205 – Wind and Solar Energy Are Terrible https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYSXThtRK8c&t=14s Cost compared to reliable energy - https://www.instituteforenergyresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IER_LCOE2019Final-.pdf “Days of 10-fold increases to efficiency are over” - https://www.manhattan-institute.org/green-energy-revolution-near-impossible Land area and resource usage are high - https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/01/green-new-deal-renewable-energy-cannot-meet-needs/ Environmentally toxic – waste material - https://www.instituteforenergyresearch.org/renewable/solar/the-mounting-solar-panel-waste-problem/ Curbing CO2 in US will do nothing to reverse global levels – China’s output - https://www.americanexperiment.org/2019/06/china-building-89-shercos-coming-years/ Temp impacts of zero-emissions objective insignificant – AEI GND study = 0.173c by 2100. - http://www.aei.org/spotlight/green-new-deal/ Cost of energy for people - https://bfi.uchicago.edu/wp-content/uploads/BFIEPIC_WP_201962_v3.pdf Reliability - https://www.texaspolicy.com/the-cost-of-renewable-energy-subsidies-in-texas/ Regressive nature of rising energy costs – hurts the poor - https://www.ocregister.com/2018/12/21/californias-energy-mandates-amount-to-state-legislated-energy-poverty/ Climate Change is an excuse for alarmists / Societal change - https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelshellenberger/2019/02/14/the-real-reason-they-hate-nuclear-is-because-it-means-we-dont-need-renewables/#21086894128f Socialism – GND - https://www.heartland.org/publications-resources/publications/policy-brief-the-green-new-deal-a-grave-threat-to-the-american-economy-environment-and-freedom WEF - Christine Lagarde on how to address COVID-19, climate change and inequality https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/09/klaus-schwab-christine-lagarde-covid-19-climate-change-inequality/ The Hill - China seeks to extend critical minerals monopoly with help of Taliban https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/572932-china-seeks-to-extend-critical-minerals-monopoly-with-help-of Yahoo Finance – Rare Earth Metals: A Testament to China’s Economic Power https://finance.yahoo.com/news/rare-earth-metals-testament-china-194742145.html [Please subscribe to the Heartland Daily Podcast for free on iTunes at this link.]
 
1:49:57
August 20, 2021
Climate alarmists went into a full-court press this week presenting unethical climate lies designed to scare the populace into accepting the mythical climate crisis and its necessary ramp-up of government power. Coffee bean collapse, no more sushi, dead construction workers, and much more! Heartland Institute senior fellow H. Sterling Burnett and Heartland President James Taylor take apart this week's alarmist propaganda push.
 
51:21
August 20, 2021
Heartland Institute Policy Analyst Tim Benson and President James Taylor discuss the latest report from the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Find out what the report says, what it doesn't say, and the effects, if any, this report will have on policymaking.
 
1:12:56
August 19, 2021
The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, and Chris Talgo present episode #308 of the In The Tank Podcast. The ITT crew talks about how the UN IPCC climate report quickly left the public discourse, how Biden is taking serious political hits from the unfolding Afghanistan debacle, and how inflation continues to rise in the United States of America. OPENING CHIT CHAT Axios – Biden’s climate communications challenge https://www.axios.com/biden-climate-policy-communications-challenge-ipcc-47ae818b-72bf-4a22-bc51-eb47ee9c2803.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=editorial&utm_content=energy-environment-unclimatereport Heartland Institute (press release) – Heartland Institute Reacts to ‘Alarmist’ UN IPCC Climate Report https://www.heartland.org/news-opinion/news/press-release-heartland-institute-reacts-to-alarmist-un-ipcc-climate-report Heartland Institute (video) – New IPCC Climate Change Report Released – Should We Trust It? https://youtu.be/tog6vDpxbr8 (Oct 15-17) 14th International Conference on Climate Change https://climateconference.heartland.org/ AFGHANISTAN Washington Post – Biden Blames other for swift collapse in Afghanistan defends his decision to withdraw troops https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/biden-afghanistan-speech/2021/08/16/1bdff5e6-feaf-11eb-ba7e-2cf966e88e93_story.html The Atlantic – Biden’s Betrayal of Afghans Will Live in Infamy https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/08/bidens-betrayal-of-afghans-will-live-in-infamy/619764/ (video) Don Lemon: Biden Can’t Say the ‘Buck Stops with,’ if he won’t blame himself for Afghan Disaster https://news.grabien.com/story-lemon-biden-cant-say-buck-stops-me-if-he-wont-blame-himself CNN – Democrats grapple with Afghanistan fallout afer Biden administration ignored their previous warmings https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/16/politics/democratic-reaction-biden-afghanistan/index.html Reuters – Biden approval drops to lowest of 7-month presidency after Taliban takeover https://www.reuters.com/world/us/biden-approval-drops-lowest-level-this-year-after-taliban-takeover-2021-08-17/ NYP – Female Kamala Harris Allies Hold ‘Crisis Dinner’ on Veep’s Negative, ‘Sexist’ Press https://nypost.com/2021/08/05/female-kamala-harris-allies-hold-crisis-dinner-on-veeps-negative-sexist-press/ (video) – Biden denies Taliban takeover of Afghanistan is likely https://twitter.com/tHnrrL4w9PmlHAd/status/1427171316919009281 National Review – Biden Took Ownership of the Disastrous Afghanistan Withdrawal Months Ago https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/08/biden-took-ownership-of-the-disastrous-afghanistan-withdrawal-months-ago/ WSJ – Biden Wanted to Leave Afghanistan. He Knew the Risks. https://www.wsj.com/articles/biden-wanted-to-leave-afghanistan-he-knew-the-risks-11629214842 INFLATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE Washington Examiner – July inflation report is bad news for consumers - again https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/july-inflation-report-is-bad-news-for-consumers-again Townhall – As Inflation Concerns Rise, Democrats march Forward with Record Spending Bills https://townhall.com/columnists/christalgo/2021/08/11/as-inflation-concerns-rise-democrats-march-forward-with-record-spending-bills-n2593913/ Washington Times – Democrats unveil largest spending bill in U.S. history https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/aug/9/democrats-unveil-largest-spending-bill-us-history/ The Hill – Biden misunderstands basic economics https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/564567-biden-misunderstands-basic-economics?rnd=1627063566 Please subscribe to the Heartland Daily Podcast for free on iTunes at this link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/heartland-daily-podcast/id557620400?mt=2
 
2:30:10
August 19, 2021
In our seventh in this series previewing The Heartland Institute's 14th International Conference on Climate Change -- Oct. 15-17 in Las Vegas -- join us LIVE on YouTube Thursday, August 19 at 10:30 a.m. ET (9:30 a.m. CT) as Derrick Hollie, president of Reaching America, gives a sneak peek of his presentation. In this preview, Hollie will discuss "How Biden’s Energy Policy Harms the Poor." An overwhelming share of the public (81%) believes that it is critical to maintain U.S. energy independence and not rely on foreign oil. Such an agreement is exceedingly rare in a polarized country. It is heartening to see Americans of all political stripes and ideologies embrace energy independence and reject reliance on foreign countries. Unfortunately, the new Biden administration has taken every step imaginable to reduce America’s hard-fought energy independence – from canceling the Keystone XL pipeline, to banning oil and gas exploration everywhere it can. The result of Biden’s “green” energy agenda will be more California-style blackouts and higher prices to heat and cool your home, fill your gas tank, and purchase anything that needs to be shipped by truck (which is just about everything you buy). Derrick Hollie has testified before Congress several times on the need for policies that counter energy policy, one of the least-talked about economic strains on the poorest Americans. Learn more about the conference (including ticket information) here: https://climateconference.heartland.org/
 
13:51
August 18, 2021
Want proof you should ignore the mainstream media reports that we're nearing a climate catastrophe? Thanks to our friends at CEI, we've chronicled 50 years of failed reports claiming we're nearing a "crisis."
 
1:28:47
August 13, 2021
The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) on climate change earlier this week. The "Summary for Policymakers" section of the report continues to blame humanity for many observed climate trends. Mainstream media sources have jumped on AR6 as reason to blame humanity for climate change. A CBS NEWS headline reads "Island nations react to devastating U.N. climate change report: 'We are on the edge of extinction.'" H. Sterling Burnett is the host of the "Environment & Climate News" podcast for The Heartland Institute. He is also a Heartland senior fellow on environmental policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News. Burnett brings on two more experts for the discussion. They are: James Taylor - Taylor is the president of The Heartland Institute. He has presented energy and environment analysis on CNN, CNN Headline News, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Channel, MSNBC, PBS News Hour, PBS Frontline, CBS Evening News, ABC World News, and other TV and radio outlets across the country. He has been published in virtually every major newspaper in the country. Anthony Watts - Watts is a senior fellow for environment and climate at The Heartland Institute. He has been in the weather business both in front of, and behind the camera as an on-air television meteorologist since 1978, and currently does daily radio forecasts. He has created weather graphics presentation systems for television, specialized weather instrumentation, as well as co-authored peer-reviewed papers on climate issues. He operates the most viewed website in the world on climate, the award-winning website wattsupwiththat.com. His work on climate issues, specifically the problems with temperature measurements via his surfacestations.org website, has been cited worldwide in books, studies and government reports. The three experts discuss AR6 live and in video on August 13 at 11:30am CT.