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Manhattan Institute for Policy Research

Manhattan Institute for Policy Research

Background

The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, originally known as the International Center for Economic Policy Studies, was founded in 1978 by Anthony Fisher and William Casey and in recent years has promoted climate science contrarianism while defending policies supporting the development of fossil fuels.

JunkScience.com

 JunkScience.com

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Ayn Rand Institute

Ayn Rand Institute (ARI)

Background

The Ayn Rand Institute (ARI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with EIN 22-2570926 headquartered in Irvine, California. According to ARI's website, “To advance Objectivism, ARI focuses on areas that have a long-term multiplying impact on the direction of our culture — notably, education and policy debates.” [1]

European Institute for Climate and Energy

European Institute for Climate and Energy (EIKE)

 Background

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

60 Plus Association

60 Plus Association

Background

The 60 Plus Association was founded in 1992 as a “non-partisan seniors advocacy group with a free enterprise, less government, less taxes approach to seniors issues.”  The 60 Plus Association describes itself as the conservative alternative to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).” [1]

Instituto Liberdade

Instituto Liberdade (Brazil)

 Background

Instituto Liberdade (Liberty Institute) 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]

Illinois Coal Association

Illinois Coal Association

Background

The Illinois Coal Association (ICA) is a coal lobbying group based in Springfield and founded in 1878. According to their website, the group “represents the coal industry in the state in governmental affairs, in public relations and in related matters. Through the Association, companies producing coal in Illinois deal with issues affecting their interests with a single unified voice.” [1]

Science and Environmental Policy Project

Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP)

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Americans for Tax Reform

Americans for Tax Reform (ATR)

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IceAgeNow

 IceAgeNow

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