[ASC-list] Climate sceptic funded out of US
director at tossgascoigne.com.au
Thu Feb 16 08:06:29 UTC 2012
Interesting story in the SMH today.
Documents show that Professor Bob Carter, a leading climate change
sceptic is paid a monthly retainer by the US Heartland Institute.
Heartland is a conservative think tank, and is paying Carter $US20,000
as part of a program to pay "high-profile individuals who regularly
and publicly counter the alarmist [anthropogenic global warming]
Here's an extract from Wikipedia on Heartland:
In the 1990s, the group worked with the tobacco company Philip Morris
to question the science linking secondhand smoke to health risks, and
to lobby against government public health reforms. More
recently, the Institute has focused on questioning the scientific
consensus on climate change, and has sponsored meetings of climate
Sounds like we have out own 'doubt-mongers' right here at home ....
Carter writes regularly for News Ltd.
Toss Gascoigne and Associates
56 Vasey Cres
CAMPBELL ACT 2612
P. 02 6249 7400
M. 0408 704 442
E. director at tossgascoigne.com.au
ABN: 31 068 557 522
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the ASC-list