24 May '12, 9pm
<schadenfreude>Heartland Institute loses more big donors: </schadenfreude> #ClimateChangeIsReal
Pharmaceutical giants Bayer and GlaxoSmithKline, along with Verizon, Wisconsin Insurance Alliance, and Credit Union National Association, have announced that they will not fund the climate change denying Heartland Institute in 2012. According to the Heartland Institute’s own fundraising document , it hoped to receive $130,000 from these potential funders this year . Today’s announcement brings the total number of corporate sponsors to drop Heartland to 15, representing $955,000 of Heartland’s projected $7.7 million budget this year.