Don’t miss a minute of The Heartland Institute’s 15th International Conference on Climate Change, taking place February 24-25 in Orlando, Florida.
All of the presentations are streaming live on three streams — one for the plenary sessions in the Patrick J. Michaels Ballroom; one for Panel A in the Jay H. Lehr Room; and one for Panel B in the Walt Cunningham room.
WATCH THE STREAMS BELOW, or watch on Heartland’s YouTube Channel
Plenary sessions for Friday:
Breakfast Keynote – 8:00am – 9:45am ET
This plenary meal session includes a keynote presentation by Patrick Moore.
Lunch Keynote – 1:00pm – 2:10pm ET
Ian Plimer is a geologist and will give a science presentation. Marlo Oaks is the treasurer of the state of Utah. He will be speaking about his efforts in his state to fight ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) efforts.
Dinner Keynote – 6:30pm – 8:00pm ET
Alex Epstein will speak about energy policy. Ken Haapala of SEPP will present the Frederick Seitz Memorial Award to Christopher Essex. Craig Rucker of CFACT will present the Dauntless Purveyor of Climate Truth Award to a mystery guest.
Panel A for Friday:
Panel 1A – 9:00am – 10:30am ET
Taking the Temperature of Global Temperatures
Anthony Watts will discuss how the U.S. temperature data has been hopelessly corrupted; Willie Soon, Ph.D., will speak about the effect of the sun on global temperatures, and how that is not taken well-enough into account; and Joe Bastardi will speak about the effect of the oceans on global temperatures.
Panel 2A – 10:45am – 12:15pm ET
Understanding What’s Really Happening to the Climate
Judith Curry, Ph.D., will give a presentation (remotely via video) titled “Climate Uncertainty and Risk”; Ross McKitrick, Ph.D., will give a presentation titled “Updated Climate Sensitivity and the Social Cost of Carbon”; Richard Lindzen, Ph.D., will give a presentation titled “Actual Climate vs. Policy.”
Panel 3A – 2:30pm – 4:00pm ET
Is Climate Science Scientific?
We examine the flaws in climate models. Tom Sheahen will explain the need to apply the Scientific Method to modeling. Howard Hayden will point out the glaring numerical inconsistency between AR-6 climate models and physical reality. Ken Haapala will discuss the impact of IPCC’s continuing errors.
Panel 4A – 4:15pm – 5:45pm ET
Green Agenda’s Impact on People
Donna Jackson will speak about how “environmental justice” for communities of color is a scam; Bob Carlstrom will speak about the impact higher “green energy” costs have on the poor and the elderly; Margaret Byfield will speak about the Biden administration’s “30×30” agenda and its impact on land owners
Panel B for Friday:
Panel 1B – 9:00am – 10:30am ET
Consequences of Scarce Energy
Vijay Jayaraj will give a presentation titled “Green or Blood Red”; Benjamin Zycher, Ph.D., will give a presentation titled “Biden, not Putin, to Blame for High Energy Prices”; and Marc Morano will give a presentation titled “The Great Reset: Global Elites and the Permanent Lockdown.”
Panel 2B – 10:45am – 12:15pm ET
Defeating ESG (Environment, Social, Governance)
Jason Isaac will give a presentation that gives an overall explanation of ESG, its goals, and its unintended consequences; Paul Watkins will talk about fighting ESG efforts on the state level; Marlo Lewis will give a presentation that has yet to be determined.
Panel 3B – 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Is Climate Science Scientific?
Ronald Stein will give a presentation titled, “We’ve had 200 years to Replace Fossil Fuels: The Elephant in the Room”; Linnea Lueken will give a presentation titled, “Why ‘Big Oil’ Pushes ‘Green Energy’”; Alex Epstein will give a presentation titled, “Global Human Flourishing Requires Much More Energy.”
Panel 4B – 4:15pm – 5:45pm ET
Unworkable Climate ‘Solutions’
Steve Milloy will give a presentation titled “Net Zero is Unachievable and Will Kill People”; Kevin Dayaratna will give a presentation titled “The Unsustainable Costs of Biden’s Climate Agenda”; and Ben Lieberman will give a presentation titled “The Global War on Air Conditioning.”
Anthony Watts is a senior fellow for environment and climate at The Heartland Institute. Watts has been in the weather business both in front of, and behind the camera as an on-air television meteorologist since 1978, and currently does daily radio forecasts.
He has created weather graphics presentation systems for television, specialized weather instrumentation, as well as co-authored peer-reviewed papers on climate issues.
He operates the most viewed website in the world on climate, the award-winning website wattsupwiththat.com.