20 Feb '12, 7am

Leak reveals US group's anti-climate change war - TODAYonline

WASHINGTON - Leaked documents from a prominent United States conservative think tank show how it sought to teach schoolchildren scepticism about global warming and planned other behind-the-scenes tactics using millions of dollars in donations from big corporate names. More than US$14 million (S$17.6 million) of the money used by the Chicago-based Heartland Institute would come from one anonymous man, according to the leaked documents prepared for a meeting of the group's board. Heartland is one of the loudest voices denying man-made global warming, hosting the largest international scientific conference of sceptics on climate change. Several of its documents were leaked this week to the news media, showing the planning and money behind its efforts. Heartland said some of the documents were not accurate, but declined to be more specific. As detailed in the papers, Heartland...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/EDC120220-0000019/Leak-r...

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