John Blundell was welcomed into the inner circle of the Koch elite at at time of inner-family squabbling and political scandal. He gained insight into an empire run by obsession and apparent deception. Then he arrived in the UK and set up its first climate denial think tank. BRENDAN MONTAGUE investigates
The finest triumph of the Institute of Economic Affairs was winning Thatcher to free market economics. Their second, decades later, was undermining her attempts to keep climate action on the world agenda. BRENDAN MONTAGUE investigates
The founder of the Institute of Economic Affairs argued free markets needed honesty. But his own financial success was based on smuggling - and the IEA was itself conceived with the help of a white lie. BRENDAN MONTAGUE investigates
Antony Fisher founded the IEA - the instigator of UK climate denial and now at the centre of the 'influencing Brexit' scandal. His dramatic life story is a vital morality tale for those concerned about climate change.