Heartland Institute Seventh International Conference on Climate Change

Free to Choose Network

Free to Choose Network


The Free to Choose Network is a a non-profit foundation founded by the late neo-liberal economist Milton Friedman, a man closely associated with the tobacco industry.

Australian Libertarian Society

Australian Libertarian Society (ALS)


The Australian Libertarian Society (ALS) was founded by John Humphreys in 2000. It supports “free-markets, individual liberty and the promotion of peaceful, voluntary interaction between people.”

Humphreys is also a board member of the Australian Taxpayers Alliance

Alternate Solutions Institute

Alternate Solutions Institute


The Alternate Solutions Institute describes itself as the “first free market think tank of Pakistan, is a registered, non-profit, non-political, non-governmental, educational and research organization.” It was established in April, 2003 in Lahore.

Its mission is to “promote a limited responsible government in Pakistan under the rule of law protecting life, liberty, and property of all of its individual citizens without any discrimination.” [1]

Thomas Wysmuller

Thomas Wysmuller


B.A. with a dual major in sociology and political science, and a concentration in meteorology at NYU. [1]


Thomas Wysmuller is the owner of Colderside.com which he describes as part of the “Public Policy industry.” He gives regular speeches on “The Colder Side of Global Warming.”

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H. Leighton Steward

H. Leighton Steward


  • Master of Science (Geology). [1]


H. Leighton Steward is the President and Chairman of Plants Need CO2, a group founded in 2009 with the mission “to educate the public on the positive effects of additional atmospheric CO2 and help prevent the inadvertent negative impact to human, plant and animal life if we reduce CO2.”

Laurence Gould

Laurence (Larry) I. Gould


  • Ph.D., Physics, Temple University (1982).
  • M.A., Physics, Temple University (1975).
  • B.S., Physics, Carnegie-Mellon University (1964).

Source: [1]


Laurence I. Gould is a professor of physics at the University of Hartford in Connecticut. He is also former chairman of the New England Section of the American Physical Society.

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Peter Ferrara

Peter J. Ferrara


  • J.D., Havard Law School (1979).
  • B.A., Harvard College (1976).

Source: [1]


Peter Ferrara is a senior fellow for entitlement and budget policy, a senior fellow at the Social Security Institute, and the general counsel of the American Civil Rights Union at the Heartland Institute.

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Willis Eschenbach

Willis Eschenbach


  • California Massage Certificate, Aames School of Massage, Oakland, CA. (1974).
  • B.A., Psychology, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA. (1975).

Source: [1]


Willis Eschenbach has worked as a Construction Manager at Taunovo Bay Resort in Fiji Sport Fishing guide in Alaska and more recently as an Accounts/IT Senior Manager with South Pacific Oil.

John Droz

John Droz Jr.


John received undergraduate degrees in Physics and Mathematics from Boston College, and a graduate degree in Physics from Syracuse University. [1]


John Droz, Jr. is a Senior Fellow at American Tradition Institute and is an anti-wind-power activist.

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