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2014-07-07 23:00:13

These are the prepared remarks by Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast to open the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change on the evening of July 7, 2014 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. LAS VEGAS, NV (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Below are the prepared remarks by Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast to open the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change on the evening of July 7, 2014 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The conference runs from 7:45 p.m. PDT tonight until 4 p.m....

2014-06-30 23:02:13

Thirty-two organizations, including several well-known think tanks and advocacy organizations, are cosponsoring an event billed as “the world’s largest gathering of global warming skeptics” in Las Vegas July 7–9. The Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (#ICCC9) features 60 of the world’s leading scientists and policy experts who are skeptical of man-caused global warming. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Number of Sponsors Illustrates Range and Depth of Skepticism about...

2014-06-24 23:01:26

Dr. Sherwood B. Idso to Be Recognized at the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change for His Pioneering Research (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Dr. Sherwood B. Idso – the world’s leading authority on the effects of carbon dioxide on plants – will receive special recognition at an international conference on global warming taking place July 7–9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Idso is the first recipient of the Frederick Seitz Memorial Award, an annual award established by former...

2014-06-09 23:00:50

Three concurrent tracks featured at “World’s Biggest Gathering of ‘Skeptic’ Scientists and Policy Experts” taking place in Las Vegas on July 7–9. (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Three concurrent tracks featured at “World’s Biggest Gathering of ‘Skeptic’ Scientists and Policy Experts” taking place in Las Vegas on July 7–9 Hundreds of the world’s most prominent “skeptics” of the claim that human activity is causing a climate crisis will come together at Mandalay Bay in...

2013-09-16 23:04:59

The Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) on Tuesday, Sept. 17 will release a major new report on climate change science produced by an international team of 40 scientists at a press conference at the James R. Thompson Center in downtown Chicago. Conference call available to those who cannot attend. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 The Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) on Tuesday, Sept. 17 will release a major new report on climate...

2013-09-05 23:01:51

From the Heartland Institute: The Non-governmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) will release a major new report on climate change science produced by an international team of 40 scientists at a press conference on September 17 at the James R. Thompson Center in downtown Chicago. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 The Non-governmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) will release a major new report on climate change science produced by an international...

2013-06-12 23:15:23

The Chinese Academy of Sciences has translated and published a Chinese edition of Climate Change Reconsidered and Climate Change Reconsidered: 2011 Interim Report, two hefty volumes containing more than 1,200 pages of peer-reviewed data on climate change originally published by The Heartland Institute in 2009 and 2011. The two books present a sweeping rebuttal of the findings of the United Nations´ controversial Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) June...

2009-12-01 12:05:57

'Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment' The first comprehensive review of the state of Antarctica's climate and its relationship to the global climate system is published this week (Tuesday 1 December) by the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). The review - Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment "“ presents the latest research from the icy continent, identifies areas for future scientific research, and addresses the urgent questions that policy makers have...

2009-09-15 10:27:51

Physicists at the University of Toronto have discovered that changes in the Earth's ozone layer due to climate change will reduce the amount of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in northern high latitude regions such as Siberia, Scandinavia and northern Canada. Other regions of the Earth, such as the tropics and Antarctica, will instead face increasing levels of UV radiation. "Climate change is an established fact, but scientists are only just beginning to understand its regional manifestations,"...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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