Canadian government pulls plug on climate-change policy group

Fri, 2007-03-16 11:14Bill Miller
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Canadian government pulls plug on climate-change policy group

A memo obtained by Canadian Press outlining a new organizational structure no longer includes the policy directorate, which consisted of a handful of bureaucrats responsible for implementing new policy, co-ordinating climate-change efforts among various government departments and analyzing their potential impact.

Citing un-named sources, CP said the change was motivated by “a desire to consolidate power” in the office of Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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Oh no! This is terrible news! Less bureaucrats! How will we ever cope?!
You don’t get it. This is a disaster and an unprecedented turning point in Canadian environmental policy. The Harper government(aka the American/Canadian NeoCon government) currently in place is shutting down all opponents to their business agendas. Fact.
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DIE you maggot,” reads one of the hundreds of emails from climate science deniers that have dropped into philosopher Lawrence Torcello’s inbox in recent days.

“Fortunately, your kind will be marched to the wall with all the other leftist detritus,” says another.

Others accuse Torcello, an assistant professor at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Department of...

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