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GM Drops Heartland Institute

02 Apr 2012  |   Lea Brumfield

General Motors, the American automaker whose former Vice Chairman Bob Lutz has publically and vehemently denied climate change, has apparently realized the error of its ways.  The General Motors Foundation has recently pulled funding from the anti-climate change Heartland Institute. 

The Heartland Institute, whose 2011 conference was titled “Global Warming: Was It Ever Really a Crisis?” will be losing an estimated $15,000 in annual funding, as GM joins Ford and Chrysler in turning their backs on the radical organization.

"We applaud GM's decision and the message it sends -- that it is no longer acceptable for corporations to promote the denial of climate change and that support for an organization like Heartland is not in line with GM's values," said Daniel Souweine, campaign director for Forecast the Facts, a group that urges meteorologists to talk more openly about climate change.

Read more at Huffington Post.

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