Canadian Gov’t Tightens Gag on Climate Scientists

UPDATE 12 Sept( Monteal Gazette): The Harper government has tightened the muzzle on federal scientists, going so far as to control when and what they can say about floods at the end of the last ice age.

Canada's Idea of Working on Climate Change Means Muzzling Climate Scientists, Closing Research Stations and Cutting FundingThis government is doing nothing on climate but they always make sure to sound like they’re doing something to fool Canadians.” — John Bennett, Sierra Club of Canada

By Stephen Leahy

UXBRIDGE, Canada, Mar 16, 2010 (IPS)

Canada’s climate researchers are being muzzled, their funding slashed, research stations closed, findings ignored and advice on the critical issue of the century unsought by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government, according … Read More

via Stephen Leahy, International Environmental Journalist

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