Make private companies happy. Don’t worry about the environment. Stop fretting about long-term sustainability. Forget renewables, property concerns, the safety of our water and air. Make private companies happy.
This was the 43rd president's message to the current administration at the DUG East conference held by the shale gas industry on Thursday.
With characteristic bluntness, George W. Bush spoke his mind on energy policy to several thousand oil and gas executives gathered in Pittsburgh at an exclusive luncheon on Wednesday.
"I think the goal of...
- Juris Doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis. 
Christopher C. Horner is a senior fellow the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a Washington, DC-based think-tank. He is also the director of litigation at the American Tradition Institute’s Environmental Law Center.
Horner is a lawyer by training and regularly appears on television as a commentator on the issue of climate change.
Stance on Climate Change
"Given that the atmosphere inarguably shows no appreciable warming in the 25-year history of satellite and radiosonde measurements (initiated in response to the cooling panic), to assert that runaway global warming is as real as President Bush's re-election is an absurd proposition." 
"Pluto's warm-up is a reminder that no matter where you are climate happens. It always has, it always will -- with or without SUVs. And it should remind us to continue taking with an ever-increasing grain of salt these claims that your car acts as a weather machine." 
June 30 - July 1, 2011
Horner spoke at the Heartland Institute's Sixth International Conference on Climate Change.  His presentation was titled "Crony Capitalism and the 'Green Jobs' Charade."
DeSmogBlog found that 17 of the 43 sponsors of the Heartland Institute’s Sixth International Conference on Climate Change, including the Heartland Institute itself, have collectively received over $46 million from either Scaife Foundations, Koch Foundations, or ExxonMobil and its foundation.
March 8-10, 2009
Horner was a speaker at the Heartland Institute's 2009 International Conference on Climate Change. The conference is described as "a platform for scientists and policy analysts from around the world who question the theory that global warming is a crisis." 
His presentation was titled "Re-Writing the Roles for Kyoto II: Turning a Treaty into a Congressional-executive Agreement"
February 27, 2009
Horner stated that Hansen had "clearly abused his platform provided to him by the taxpayer, principally by the way he's been exposed of manipulating and revising data with the strange coincidence of him always found on the side of exaggerating the warming." 
Participated in the "Climate Chains" video along with fellow climate change skeptics Myron Ebell, Marlo Lewis, Patrick Michaels, and Todd Wynn. The video claims that "One of the greatest threats to freedom and prosperity in America is climate change legislation." The video was organized by the Cascade Policy Institute. 
March 2 - 4, 2008
Horner spoke at the Heartland Institute's First International Conference on Climate Change. The purpose of this conference was reported to be to "generate international media attention" on global warming skepticism. 
May 2, 2007
Appeared on Glenn Beck's May 2, 2007 special "Exposed: The Climate of Fear."
Cooler Heads Coalition — Oversees petitions and litigation for the Cooler Heads Coalition in "environment and energy issues, international environmental treaties, and climate policy."  Also listed as a "Contributor." 
Horner has written two books published through Regnery Publishing: Red Hot Lies: How Global Warming Alarmists Use Threats, Fraud and Deception to Keep You Misinformed (2008) and The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism (2007).
According to a search of Google Scholar, Horner has not published any peer-reviewed articles on the subject of climate change.
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