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Canadian Government Fires Environment Ministry Scientists and Meteorologists, Hires Oil Lobbyists

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:06 AM
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Image credit Edward Burtynsky on the Alberta Tar Sands I just love the juxtaposition of these two stories in today's newspapers; in The Star, we learn that the Environment Ministry is cutting 700 Meteorologists, scientists, chemists and engineers, or about 11% of the workforce. "I think it speaks volumes about this government's priority as it relates to the environment," says Bill Pynn of the Union of Environment Workers. According to the Star: ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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