The Global Warming Report Ottawa Doesn't Want You to See
Canada's federal government is trying to bury an important report on climate change and health ... but the blogosphere is fighting back Last month, C&C reported that Canada's federal government was planning a "low-profile release" of Human Health in a Changing Climate: A Canadian Assessment of Vulnerabilities and Adaptive Capacity, a 500-page report prepared for Health Canada. As with a previous report from Natural Resources Canada, Harper and crew had decided to hide science that they don't like. Late in the day on July 31, just before a long weekend, Health Canada quietly announced the report's existence. The news release said nothing whatsoever about the report's findings or recommendations. And, contrary to normal policy, Health Canada did not post the report on its website. If you want to see it, you have to email them and request a copy -- we did that, and received a reply promising to mail the report after it is printed, sometime in August. The news release doesn't say so,