H. Sterling Burnett

H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is managing editor of Environment & Climate News and a research fellow for environment and energy policy at The Heartland Institute. Burnett worked at the National Center for Policy Analysis for 18 years, most recently as a senior fellow in charge of NCPA’s environmental policy program. He has held various positions in professional and public policy organizations, including serving as a member of the Environment and Natural Resources Task Force in the Texas Comptroller’s e-Texas commission.
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A Tale of Two Media Perspectives: New Pristine Reef Discovery a Marvel for Most, A Chance to Promote Unwarranted Climate Alarmism for CNN

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Good News, Rising Kashmir, Crop Production Has Boomed As the Earth Has Warmed

A recent search of Google news for the term “climate change’ turns up a story published in Rising Kashmir saying climate change threatens crop production across the multi-country region of Kashmir, necessitating “innovative interventions”...

What’s With the False Reporting, Inside Climate News? Polar Bears Are Doing Well

A Google News search of the phrase “climate change,” today turns up a story in Inside Climate News claiming polar bears are declining due to climate change. Nothing could be further from the truth....

Follow the Science, Yahoo News, Climate Change is Not Causing More Extreme Weather

Yahoo News posted an article titled, “Extreme weather fueled by climate change hit 4 in 10 Americans where they lived in 2021,” saying climate change is responsible for an increase in the instances and...

Indiana Group Uses Facts to Fight for Reliable Electricity

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Stop Whining about Wine, 60 Minutes, Data Show Grape Production Doing Well

In a segment in CBS’s long-running weekly news program, 60 Minutes, Leslie Stahl interviewed a few vintners in France who say climate change is destroying its wine and champagne industries. Data show otherwise. Although...

Sorry, KPTM Omaha, Climate Change Can’t Be Making Weather More Extreme, if Weather Isn’t More Extreme

Near the top of the results of Google new search of the phrase climate change today is a post from KPTM Fox 42 in Omaha, Nebraska claiming climate change is contributing to an increase...

Sorry, Civil Eats, Warmer Nights and More Carbon Dioxide Are Improving Crop Production

Near the top of the list of stories produced during a Google news search for the phrase “climate change” today is report in the daily agricultural news site Civil Eats claiming modestly higher nighttime...

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No, Climate Change Will Not Destroy Boston Waterfront Living

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