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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Environment Minister Lies About Climate Change’s Impact on Cambodia

By H. Sterling Burnett An article in the Khmer Times, “Climate change is seriously impacting Cambodia, says ministry,” found with my daily Google search of the term ‘climate change,’ quotes a spokesman for the country’s...

States that Switch to Renewable Power Suffer High Costs, Lagging Growth

Climate alarmists increasingly claim wind and solar power are cost-effective and will benefit the economy. The truth is exactly the opposite. Here’s an example and the real story: The August 8 issue of Electrek’s Climate...

Media Falsely Claim Ethiopian Climate Crisis as Crop Yields Set Records

Among the top Google News search results today for “climate change,” an article at Insider.com claims “food insecurity from climate change” is “pushing millions of people into cities.” In reality, Ethiopian crop yields are...

Media Blame Hurricane Isaias on Climate Change – As Hurricane Numbers Decline

Hurricane Isaias hadn’t even made landfall in the United States before the media began proclaiming Isaias was the result of human-caused climate change. Not only is there no evidence for such a claim, but...

Record Crop Yields Punk The Denver Channel’s Climate Alarmism

Among the top Google News results today for “climate change,” The Denver Channel published an article asserting climate change is devastating crop production. The Denver Channel is either inexcusably unaware of on-point United Nations...

MIT Cashes In on Discredited Extreme Weather Claims

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology published an article yesterday falsely claiming climate change causes more frequent and intense severe weather events. The article, titled “$25 million gift launches ambitious new effort tackling poverty and...

MIT Scores Big Climate Donation by Promoting False Crop Claims

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology published an article this morning falsely claiming climate change causes crop failure, hunger, and poverty. The article, titled “$25 million gift launches ambitious new effort tackling poverty and climate...

Climate Alarmism, Not Temperatures, Set Arctic Records

Stories claiming global warming is setting all-time heat and wildfire records in Siberia and the Arctic continue to dominate media attention this week. Objective scientific evidence, however, shows the summer has brought similar heat...

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Contrary to Climate Alarmist Claims, Hurricane Costs Haven’t Increased, Says Study!

New research published in Nature Sustainability shows, normalizing for economic losses from hurricanes making landfall over time, there has been no trend in either increased or...

Alarmist scientists urge dialing back over-the-top assertions

‘Consensus’ scientists admit media push unrealistic climate predictions. Click Here to Read More

Another climate lie foiled: Wisconsin apple production

Wisconsin apple production grows despite alarmist misinformation.

Winter Snowpack Is Growing, Despite CNN Misinformation

CNN is drumming up another fake climate scare, claiming that climate change is creating a “long-term drying trend” for winter snowpack. In reality, winter...

Locust Crisis? But Media Said They Are Great Climate Food!

Climate activists are pressing a narrative that climate change is causing an African crisis by dramatically increasing locust populations. Climate Realism has pointed out...

Roll Call Caught Telling Farmers Lies About Drought, Floods, Crop Yields

At the top of Google News searches this morning for “climate change” is a Roll Call article titled, “Farmers are coming around on climate...