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FACTSHEET: Myron Ebell

DETAILS

Director of Global Warming and International Environmental Policy, CEI
Chairman, Cooler Heads Coalition. Former National Policy Director, Frontiers of Freedom. Former Staff, American Land Rights Association.

Ebell was previously the National Policy Director at Frontiers of Freedom, where he worked on a variey of environment-related issues. Prior to his work at FoF he was senior legislative assistant to Rep. John Shadegg and also worked for the American Land Rights Association, and active "wise use" organization based in Washington State.

Under the auspices of the Competiitve Enterprise Institute, Ebell spoke at the 2001 Alliance for American "Fly In for Freedom," an annual rally of "wise use" leadership.

"A native of Baker City, Oregon, Mr. Ebell holds a BA from Colorado College and an MSc from the London School of Economics. He also did graduate work at the University of California at San Diego and at Peterhouse, Cambridge University." (from CEI website)

KEY DEEDS

3 June, 2002
Ebell collaborated with Phil Cooney, chief of staff at the White House Council on Environmental Quality, to cover up the findings of an EPA report on climate change. President Bush's staff insisted on several major alterations to the report.
Source: "Bush covers up climate research," The observer, 9/21/03

DEEDS

Participated in the "Climate Chains" video along with deniers Chris Horner, Marlo Lewis, Patrick Micheals, and Todd Wynn. The video claims that “One of the greatest threats to freedom and prosperity in America is climate change legislation.”
Source: Climate Chains bios

KEY EVENTS

NCPA Earth Day Briefing on Global Warming: 'What Do We Really Know vs. What We Are Told'
http://releases.usnewswire.com/GetRelease.asp?id=123-04202004
The relationship of Myron Ebell to the event: Speaker

EVENTS

Kyoto Through the Back Door? A Debate on the Lieberman – McCain Climate Stewardship Act
http://www.heritage.org/Press/Events/ev102703a.cfm
The relationship of Myron Ebell to the event: Speaker

ORGANIZATIONS

Competitive Enterprise Institute
Source: CEI website, 3/04

Heartland Institute
Source: Heartland 2010 Climate Conference Speaker List

Frontiers of Freedom Institute and Foundation
Source: Frontiers of Freedom website 5-06

Cooler Heads Coalition
Source: CEI website, 3/04

American Conservative Union Foundation
Source: "Serious about Gas Price" by Myron Ebell in Conservative Battleline

Heartland Institute
Source: Heartland Institute - HeartlandGlobalWarming.org

Cascade Policy Institute
Source: Climate Chains homepage

SOURCES

CEI website, 3/04
http://www.cei.org

"Bush covers up climate research," The observer, 9/21/03
Subheader: White House officials play down its own scientists' evidence of global warming By Paul Harris

"Serious about Gas Price" by Myron Ebell in Conservative Battleline
http://acuf.org/issues/issue59/060507news.asp

Frontiers of Freedom website 5-06
http://www.ff.org

Heartland Institute - HeartlandGlobalWarming.org
http://www.globalwarmingheartland.org/

Heartland 2010 Climate Conference Speaker List
More than 70 speakers will make keynote presentations or participate in panel discussions at the Fourth International Conference on Climate Change, May 16-18, 2010 in Chicago.
http://www.heartland.org/events/2010Chicago/speakers.html

Climate Chains bios
http://http://www.climatechains.com/bios.html

Climate Chains homepage
http://www.climatechains.com/