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European Institute for Climate and Energy

European Institute for Climate and Energy (EIKE)


Europäisches Institut für Klima und Energie (EIKE), the European Institute for Climate and Energy in English, is a German group of climate change skeptics founded in February 2007 in Hanover.

60 Plus Association

60 Plus Association


The 60 Plus Association describes itself as a “non-partisan seniors advocacy group with a free enterprise, less government, less taxes approach to seniors issues” and the “conservative alternative to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).” [1]

The group has sought to privatize Social Security, end the federal estate tax, and strengthen gun rights. They oppose aspects of health care reform, federal energy standards, and tax increases.

Instituto Liberdade

Instituto Liberdade


Instituto Liberdade is an independent Brazilian non-profit think tank based in Tecnopuc, Porto Alegre, in Southern Brazil. Instituto Liberdade began as “Instituto Liberal do Rio Grande do Sul” in 1986 and was renamed Instituto Liberdade on May 11, 2004. [1]

Harold Doiron

Harold H. Doiron


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston (1970).
  • B.S., Physics, Mathematics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette (1963).

Source: [1]


According to his biography at the Seventh International Conference on Climate Change, Harold Doiron is known for his experience in eliminating unstable vibrations in liquid propellant rockets.

Jim Sensenbrenner

Frank James (Jim) Sensenbrenner, Jr.


  • Juris Doctor, University of Wisconsin Law School (1968).
  • B.A., Political Science, Stanford University (1965).

Source: [1]

Vaclav Klaus

Vaclav Klaus


Vaclav Klaus majored in Foreign Trade Economics at the University of Economics in Prague. He was awarded a PhD in Economics at the Institute of Economics of the Czech Academy of Sciences in 1968. [1]


Vaclav Klaus was the second President of the Czech Republic (2003-2013) and a former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic (1992–1997).


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