The Heartland Institute, the libertarian organization that has rarely discovered a peer-reviewed climate change science study that it finds credible, has become a victim of a possible crime.
By its telling, someone “fraudulently” assumed the identity of a Heartland Board member and fooled a staff member into “re-sending” a number of internal documents about their climate change projects. These projects are designed to undermine public confidence in the overwhelming scientific consensus that human activity is driving disruptive changes in our climate. The alleged con-man or woman then launched the documents into the blogosphere. Read More