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Outcry Grows Over Canadian Govt's Undermining of Climate Science

Federal researchers are on the front line of Harper's alleged 'war on science' as the country's oil ambitions clash with its scientific agenda.

Nov 27, 2012
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper

In September, Weaver announced plans to seek the Green Party nomination for a legislative position in the May 2013 provincial election—a position similar to a state legislator in the United States. He is currently up against two other candidates from the New Democratic Party and Liberal Party and plans to run mostly on an environmental platform.

"Canadians don't typically mobilize against things," Weaver said. "But what is happening has outraged a lot of people. ... I think [the protesting] you're seeing now is just the beginning."

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