H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D.

H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D.

Research Fellow

H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D., is a Heartland research fellow on environmental policy and managing editor of Environment & Climate News. Prior to joining The Heartland Institute in 2014, he worked at the National Center for Policy Analysis for 18 years, ending his tenure there as senior fellow in charge of environmental policy. He has held various positions in professional and public policy organizations, including serving as a member of the Environment and Natural Resources Task Force in the Texas Comptroller’s e-Texas commission.

Burnett is a former board member and past president of the Dallas Woods and Water Conservation Club; a senior fellow at the Texas Public Policy Foundation; an academic advisor for Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow; an advisory board member to the Cornwall Alliance; and an advisor for the Energy, Natural Resources and Agricultural Task Force at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Burnett has an associate’s degree in arts and sciences from Eastfield Community College (1984), a B.B.A. and a B.A. in cultural anthropology from Southern Methodist University (1986), and a M.A. (1991) and a Ph.D. (2001) in applied philosophy from Bowling Green State University with a specialization in environmental ethics.

BURNETT GAVE A PRESENTATION AT AFEC 2017 IN HOUSTON LAST YEAR ON PANEL 2A: PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT. WATCH IT BELOW.

Sessions

August 7, 2018
Panel 1A. Why CO2 Emissions Are Not Creating a Climate Crisis
St. James Ballroom
9: 00 a.m.  -  10:00 a.m.
August 7, 2018
Panel 2B. Fiduciary Malpractice: The ‘Sustainable’ Investment Movement
Jefferson Ballroom
10:10 a.m.  -  11:10 a.m.
August 7, 2018
Panel 4B. Carbon Taxes, Cap & Trade, and Other Bad Ideas
Jefferson Ballroom
2:40 p.m.  -  3:40 p.m.