Canadian public agency spent 14 months investigating think tanks for ‘climate denial’

Canadian public agency spent 14 months investigating think tanks for ‘climate denial’

[Ed. – As writer Lorrie Goldstein says, this is madness.  The eco-wackos who demanded the investigation wanted the Canadian bureau to refer the think tanks for state prosecution.  That didn’t happen — this time.]

Canada’s Competition Bureau, an arm’s length agency funded by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to the tune of almost $50 million annually, investigated three organizations accused of denying mainstream climate science for over a year, following a complaint from an environmental group.

The bureau discontinued its 14-month probe in June…

But it will re-open its investigation should it receive relevant new information from the public.

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The complaint was filed by Ecojustice on behalf of six “prominent” Canadians, including former Ontario NDP leader and UN ambassador Stephen Lewis.

It accused three groups, Friends of Science, the International Climate Science Coalition, and the Heartland Institute of making false and misleading claims about climate change, including that the sun is the main driver of climate change, not carbon dioxide, and that carbon dioxide is not a pollutant.

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