02 Mar '12, 6pm

High school kids are giving the Heartland Institute a climate change lesson of their own: #OEBlogs

Corey Husic, a 17-year-old student from Pennsylvania, is sending a cease-and-desist letter to Heartland Institute CEO Joseph Bast. In the letter, he demands that the libertarian think tank end its development of a global warming (or climate denial) "curriculum" for schools. Although news of this curriculum surfaced controversially , the fact remains that Heartland planned to spend at least $100,000 in 2012 in an attempt to manipulate teachers into teaching lessons based on a falsehood: that climate change is a human-made conspiracy rather than a serious problem generated by humankind's burning of fossil fuels. In a website petition , Corey writes: It's come to my attention that you are prepared to spend a significant amount of money on a "global warming curriculum" to teach kids that climate change isn't real. That's right. According to your own budget documents, you want ...

Full article: http://www.onearth.org/blog/heartland-doe

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