A brief recap: The Heartland Institute is a libertarian think tank that favors free-market approaches (including free-market environmentalism). They take the position that the science of catastrophic global warming is not “settled” — and debate about it should not be quashed. Amusingly, they had just invited catastrophist Peter Gleick to come and debate the issue. They treated the last catastrophist who took up their invitation quite cordially, I understand. […]

The Heartland Documents

The Heartland Institute has had a number of internal documents acquired by catastrophists[1]. I’m amused that the very same people who were so appalled at the “criminal theft” of Climategate files view this bit as perfectly legitimate whistleblowing. […]