House Investigates Calls for Prosecutions of Climate Skeptics

The Heartland Institute discusses with Chris Horner, the investigation of the Institute for Global Enviornment and Society which recieved taxpayer funds to conduct partisan activity.

Chris Horner, an attorney with the Competitive Enterprise Institute, said of the call for a RICO investigation of climate skeptics, “We credit the faculty’s understatement in characterizing their pursuit as an ‘aggressive and imaginative use of the limited tools available’ to use the state to counter political opposition.

“However, given these taxpayer servants seek investigation of those who disagree with them in their capacities as taxpayer-funded academics, they should expect to hear more in the near future about the use of public resources afforded them to advance this unique twist on the vigorous exchange of ideas that used to be the purpose of higher education,” said Horner.

Read the full article at the Heartland Institute.