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Canada Cracks Down on Scientists
Who Talk About Climate Change

Vocativ, by M. L. Nestel

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Posted By:StormCnter, 6/2/2014 5:11:52 PM

Meteorologists are paid to talk expansively about the weather. But in Canada, they have to choose their words a little more carefully. The government has made it clear that none of the meteorologists on its payroll should be talking about climate change, according to a new report. It’s unclear how long this rule has been in effect, but Environment Canada, the government entity that shares weather and meteorological information publicly, explained its position in a statement to us. “Our Weather Preparedness Meteorologists are experts in their field of severe weather and speak to this subject. Questions about climate change or long-term

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Reply 1 - Posted by: dman, 6/2/2014 6:47:34 PM     (No. 9870693)

The U.S. also didn’t have a physical presence at the conference, but on Friday Secretary of State John Kerry beamed a video message promoting a call to protect the planet, saying: “We can live up to a fundamental responsibility that we all share – leaving future generations with a planet that is clean, healthy and sustainable.”

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