Vaclav Klaus

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Vaclav Klaus is the second President of the Czech Republic (since 2003, reelected 2008) and a former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic (1992–1997). An economist, he is co-founder of the Civic Democratic Party, the major Czech right-wing party.[1][2]

Klaus is a climate change skeptic and spoke at the Heartland Institute's International Conference on Climate Change (2009). He has an honourary doctorate (DSc) from Buckingham University[3] Klaus describes himself as "the most important denier in the world". Czech playwright Vaclav Havel describes Klaus as a promoter of "gangster capitalism". Klaus is named as the six of diamonds on George Monbiot's Royal Flush of climate change deniers[4].

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  1. Curriculum Vitae of Vaclav Klaus. Office of the President of the Republic (2003-03-05). Retrieved on 2008-07-10.
  2. Klaus, Václav (2006-05-06). The Threats to Liberty in the 21st century. Foundation for Economic Education. Retrieved on 2008-02-11.
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  5. Eurasian Council of Foreign Affairs Advisory council, organizational web page, accessed February 23, 2015 .
  6. DOC Research Institute Governance, organizational web page, accessed July 29, 2017.

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Presentations by Klaus

  • Vaclav Klaus, "No Progress in the Climate Change Debate", March 2009. (Play Video) (Download Video)
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