ALEC frequently schedules prominent climate change deniers to speak at its conferences, which it has described as providing the “motivation” for legislators to promote the ALEC agenda.

  Joe Bast: “There is no scientific consensus on the human role in climate change.” ALEC Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas August, 2014

 

Joe Bast: “There is no scientific consensus on the human role in climate change.” ALEC Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas August, 2014

  Craig Idso: "CO2 is not a pollutant. It is a benefit. It is the very elixir of life.” ALEC Conference, December 2014   

 

Craig Idso: "CO2 is not a pollutant. It is a benefit. It is the very elixir of life.” ALEC Conference, December 2014 
 

  Marc Morano: "The idea that there is a "scientific consensus" [on climate change] does not hold up." ALEC Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas August, 2014

 

Marc Morano: "The idea that there is a "scientific consensus" [on climate change] does not hold up." ALEC Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas August, 2014

  Christopher Monckton: “The science [of climate change] is bad, the consensus is wrong.” ALEC Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia July, 2009

 

Christopher Monckton: “The science [of climate change] is bad, the consensus is wrong.” ALEC Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia July, 2009

  Lisa Nelson (ALEC CEO): Asked if she accepts CO2 emissions are the primary driver of climate change: "I don't know the science on that." Interview with National Journal, published October 2, 2014.

 

Lisa Nelson (ALEC CEO): Asked if she accepts CO2 emissions are the primary driver of climate change: "I don't know the science on that." Interview with National Journal, published October 2, 2014.

  “I think the global warming theory is bad science.” TX House of Representatives Website, January, 2007.

 

“I think the global warming theory is bad science.” TX House of Representatives Website, January, 2007.

  John Piscopo (ALEC Board member): "The public has been hoodwinked...I have serious doubts about whether [climate change] is man made." Connecticut Post, March, 2010.

 

John Piscopo (ALEC Board member): "The public has been hoodwinked...I have serious doubts about whether [climate change] is man made." Connecticut Post, March, 2010.