Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Report raises troubling questions, suggests reasonable solutions

Matthew Bramley
The Pembina Institute

A new report from Climate Action Network Canada reaches some troubling conclusions about the federal government's approach to climate science research in Canada.

On Monday, Canwest reporter Mike de Souza and La Presse journalist Fran├žois Cardinal reported that leaked Environment Canada documents obtained in CAN's research show the federal department's new media relations policy, adoped in 2007, reduced the news media's coverage of Environment Canada climate scientists by 80%, leaving some of Canada's top climate experts "extremely frustrated" and feeling "muzzled".

But that's just part of the story.

Read the rest of this article here.

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