Climate Hustle (75 min.) Christopher Rogers, dir. PANEL "What's the Hustle?"
Farmer and Advocate
Martha Boneta is a farmer at Liberty Farm in Paris, Virginia. She volunteers her time teaching farming practices to inner city children and has donated many tons of vegetables to Virginia’s food banks and families in need. Working closely in fellowship with Virginia’s small family farmers across the Commonwealth, Martha has a strong passion for Virginia’s agricultural heritage. Martha’s story has made national and... Read More →
Executive Director, Ayn Rand Institute
Yaron Brook is the executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute and a leading advocate of Rand’s ideas. A former finance professor, he speaks internationally on such topics as the causes of the financial crisis, the morality of capitalism, and ending the growth of the state. Yaron is a columnist at Forbes.com, and his articles have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Investor’s Business Daily, and many other... Read More →
Director, Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute
Patrick J. Michaels is the director of the Center for the Study of Science at the Cato Institute. Michaels is a past president of the American Association of State Climatologists and was program chair for the Committee on Applied Climatology of the American Meteorological Society. He was a research professor of Environmental Sciences at University of Virginia for 30 years. Michaels was a contributing author and is a reviewer... Read More →
President, Spark of Freedom Foundation
James Taylor is Founder and President of the Spark of Freedom Foundation. Before forming the Spark of Freedom Foundation he served as Vice President of The Heartland Institute, overseeing Heartland's energy and environment policy. Taylor writes a regular column on energy and environmental issues for forbes.com.
Taylor was a primary author of Texas Gov. Rick Perry's national energy plan when Gov. Perry ran for president in 2012. He... Read More →
Friday, 10:30 am, Christopher Rogers, dir. (75 min)
Are emissions from cars, factories, and farms causing catastrophic climate change? Is there a genuine scientific consensus? Or is the theory of man-made "global warming" an overheated environmental con job being used to push for increased government regulations and a new "Green" energy agenda? Produced by CFACT and CDR Communications in an entertaining and informative style, this groundbreaking film tears the cover off of global warming hype, and... Read More →