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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Relax, KOMO News, Tomatoes and Ketchup Supplies Are Secure Amid Climate Change

KOMO News in Seattle, as well as a couple of other media outlets in the region, ran stories claiming climate change threatens global tomato and ketchup production. Data show this is false. Amid modest...

CNBC Flunks Climate Truth Test Again, This Time on Ghana’s Crops

CNBC posted an article today claiming Ghana’s farmers are suffering devastating losses due to climate change. Data prove this is false. During the period of modest warming production of Ghana’s major food crops have...

Washington Post Ignores Coffee Facts to Hype Climate Fears

The Washington Post (WP) published a story suggesting coffee growers will have to diversify the varieties of coffee they cultivate if they wish to survive, because climate change is reducing the production of the...

Pakistan’s Mango Production Is Doing Fine, Contrary to Media Claims

A search of Google news for the phrase “climate change” today reveals a story in the global produce newsletter, Fresh Plaza, claiming climate change is harming mango production in Pakistan. This is false. Data...

CNN Hypes False Dengue Fever Claims, Putting Climate Fears Ahead of Facts, Again

CNN published a story claiming climate change is causing the mosquito borne disease dengue fever to spread. This is false. As CNN’s own story notes, dengue bearing mosquitos are already endemic to the countries...

Wrong, U.N. and Bloomberg, Climate Change Is Not Making Weather or Immigration Worse

A Bloomberg News story reports U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on developed countries to transfer green technologies to developing countries because rich nations have caused catastrophic climate change, imposing costs on poorer nations....

Examine the Data, Phys.org, Climate Change Is Boosting Crop Production, Not Threatening It

An article in the online science publication Phys.org says that unless significant adaptations are made, America’s “corn belt” won’t be able to sustain crop production by 2100 because of climate change. This claim is...

HSBC Banker Is Right About the Climate Apocalypse-Not!

A Google news search for the term “climate change,” this week turns up dozens of stories in the corporate media publicizing and lambasting Stuart Kirk, global head of responsible investment for international banking giant...

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Foreign Affairs magazine claims the West owes Kenya a “climate debt” due to crop failures and livestock shortages caused by climate change. However, nothing...

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