After being identified as being someone who will receive $1667 per month from Heartland Institute (which is supported by fossil fuel interests and seeks to undermine the science of climate change), Adjunct Prof Bob Carter from James Cook University has responded “The details of any of these payments are private to me. I can’t imagine that Heartland has released this document”. He has not denied receiving payments. Here is what The Sydney Morning Herald, The Guardian and The Economist are reporting about this scandal. Further confirmation and details from reporters at The Guardian.
Update: “The Heartland Institute has confirmed in a prepared statement that it mistakenly emailed its board materials to an anonymous third party – confirming the source of the documents released here on the DeSmogBlog yesterday.” Read more here.