Ending Dependence on Fossil Fuels

05/16/2018 11:43
by Wayne Flaherty   It is not a pipe dream, a fairy story, a science fiction tale or any other form of wishful thinking. Ending dependence on fossil fuels is not only a real possibility, it has been done and is currently the way of life in Kristianstad, Sweden. As you read this, the city and area surrounding Kristianstad uses no oil, natural gas, or coal to heat homes and businesses. Even more startling for this community of 80,000 is their lack of dependence on solar power or wind turbines. Instead they transform the material in their landfill into biogas, a form of methane. Methane is burned to create heat and electricity and can also be refined as a fuel for...

Politics Dirty: Avenatti Tied to Major Clinton Donor and Professor Linked to Russia Dossier

05/15/2018 10:09
By Cillian Zeal   Michael Avenatti is either telling a very salacious tale or is a very connected man, because he seems to appear on cable news about as often as I eat meals.  I’m going to assume it’s probably some confluence between the two, since Stormy Daniels’ lawyer has been a ubiquitous presence on television since early this year.  But it appears as if Avenatti’s connections don’t stop with the media. They go well beyond that, and they tie him to a major Clinton Foundation donor and one of the professors that the Trump dossier hinges upon.   Advertisement - story continues below While rich and connected people tend to also know...

Judge Ellis can End Mueller Investigation by finding that Rosentein Illegally Appointed a Special Councel with no Evidence of Crime

05/14/2018 11:08
   by Dr Orly Taitz. ESQ Judge Ellis can end the whole Mueller investigation by finding that Rosenstein illegally appointed a special counsel without any mandate, with no evidence of crime in Rosenstein memo. Judge Ellis can impose sanctions on Rosenstein and refer evidence to Sessions for criminal prosecution of Rosenstein for abuse of power and violation of civil rights of Trump and his campaign members under the power of authority Judge T.S. Ellis can end the whole Mueller investigation by finding that Rosenstein illegally appointed a special counsel without any mandate, with no evidence of any crime in the Rosenstein memo.  Judge Ellis can...
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Join Heartland in New Orleans!

A conference promoting America's Energy Freedom

On August 7, The Heartland Institute will host its second America First Energy Conference in New Orleans. The event will mark the advances for Energy Freedom we've helped achieve with President Trump, and how we can all bring about even more victories in the years to come.

We have a VIP-laden program, so register today! Early bird rates end June 8.


Tuesday, August 7, 2018

ALL DAY — 10 panels

and three VIP keynotes


Hilton Riverside Hotel

2 Poydras St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130



Early Bird registration $99.00 — includes three meals

Preliminary Schedule

The #AFEC2018 schedule is still in the planning stages and subject to change, but our current line-up of proposed panels carry the following working titles:

  • Why CO2 Emissions Are Not Creating a Climate Crisis
  • REINing in the Regulators
  • Fueling Freedom and Prosperity
  • Fiduciary Malpractice: The ‘Sustainable’ Investment Movement
  • Reforming EPA: Lots of Progress, More to Do
  • The Future of Coal, Oil, and Natural Gas
  • Carbon Taxes, Cap & Trade, and Other Bad Ideas
  • Climate Lawsuits Against Energy Companies and the Government
  • Real Collusion: Russia and the Green Movement
  • Reversing the Endangerment Finding

Confirmed Panel Speakers

  • Paul Blair, Americans for Tax Reform
  • Myron Ebell, Competitive Enterprise Institute*
  • Kathleen Hartnett White, Texas Public Policy Institute*
  • Amy Oliver Cooke, Independence Institiute*
  • Ken Cuccinelli, former Virginia Attorney General
  • Peter Ferrara, The Heartland Institute
  • David Legates, Ph.D., University of Delaware
  • Todd Kendall, Compass Lexecon
  • Joe Leimkuhler, LLOG
  • Harry MacDougald, attorney fighting EPA's Endangerment Finding
  • Mark Mathis, Clear Energy Alliance
  • Amanda Maxham, Ph.D., Ayn Rand Institute
  • Steve Milloy,*
  • Fred Palmer, The Heartland Institute
  • Rachelle Peterson, National Association of Scholars
  • Craig Richardson, Energy & Environment Legal Institute
  • Benjamin Zycher, Ph.D., American Enterprise Institute

* Served on President Trump's transition team.


Stay tuned for updates on the schedule in the coming weeks.

Conservatives and libertarians who have worked so hard to develop the ideas and market-based solutions key to the plan have much to celebrate, can play a role in ensuring the victories continue, and must be certain they are not reversed in the future. We are already witnessing positive results from the energy freedom agenda. Now is the time to consolidate and expand these gains.

We hope you will join us for in New Orleans on August 7 for this important and informative event. Go to for more information on the conference (we're always updating the site) and register today!