The public cannot expect a fair and objective press release issued in the name of a Conservative Cabinet Minister. Read our blog: Canadian Government Press Releases=”Spin”.
Fortunately, our Government could not “muzzle” the Environment Canada scientists who contributed to the IPCC 5th Assessment Report. This Report sets out the current physical science that explains why we are experiencing global warming.
So an Environment Canada scientist, who is a co-ordinating author of the IPCC report, has given us the message that the Assessment Report confirms that the evidence is clear: global warming is occurring – and that humans are the main cause.
“Evidence for a warming climate is getting stronger and stronger, and the evidence of the influence of human activities on that climate change is getting stronger and stronger,” said Gregory Flato, an Environment Canada scientist and manager of the Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis. The effects of climate change impact countries like Canada most strongly, he said.