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Heartland Institute compares belief in global warming to mass murder

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At www.guardian.co.uk

US thinktank launches poster campaign comparing Unabomber and Osama Bin Laden to those concerned about global warming - It really is hard to know where to begin with this one. But let's start with: 'What on earth were they thinking?' The Heartland Institute, a Chicago-based rightwing thinktank notorious for promoting climate scepticism, has launched quite possibly one of the most ill-judged poster campaigns in the history of ill-judged poster campaigns. I'll let its own press release for its upcoming conference explain, as there's simply no need to finesse it further: Billboards in Chicago paid for by The Heartland Institute point out that some of the world's most notorious criminals say they 'still believe in global warming' -- and ask viewers if they do, too'The billboard series features Ted Kaczynski, the infamous Unabomber; Charles Manson, a mass murderer; and Fidel Castro...

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