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Top 10 Global Warming Lies

August 1, 2015

It's not unusual for the environmental Left to make false assertions to attract media attention and raise money. But a recent mailer from the Environmental Defense Fund “may have set a new low,” writes Heartland Institute Senior Fellow James M.

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It's not unusual for the environmental Left to make false assertions to attract media attention and raise money. But a recent mailer from the Environmental Defense Fund “may have set a new low,” writes Heartland Institute Senior Fellow James M. Taylor in the enclosed 12-page response to EDF.

“The only good thing about EDF’s preposterous mailer is that it can be used to show open-minded people the difference between global warming alarmists and global warming truth-tellers,” he writes.

Taylor’s response addresses 10 false claims made by EDF, from the alleged impact of global warming on bat populations, infectious diseases, and national security to the mailer’s dire warnings about rising sea levels and shrinking glaciers. He concludes,

There you have it. These are the 10 best arguments global warming activists like EDF can make, along with the objective scientific facts that prove them wrong. No wonder global warming alarmists are so terrified of people having access to both sides of the debate.

Author
James Taylor is president of The Heartland Institute.
jtaylor@heartland.org