December 09, 2009 08:00 ET

Satellite Media Tour: Experts in the Science and Public Relations of the East Anglia Leaked Email Story and the Copenhagen Climate Talks Are Available for Interviews

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire – Dec. 9, 2009) - Who are the industry groups using the hacked emails to oppose the agreement in Copenhagen and will their strategy influence the decision makers? Experts in the science and public relations of the East Anglia leaked email story and the Copenhagen climate talks are available for interviews.

WHO?Andrew Weaver, Canada Research Chair on Climate Modelling and Analysis and a member of the Nobel-winning International Panel on Climate Change and "Author of Keeping our Cool: Canada in a Warming World"
 James Hoggan, Author of "Climate Cover-Up, The Crusade to Deny Global Warming", Founder of the climate change website and President of Hoggan & Associates.
WHEN?Thursday, December 10, 2009 – 8:00am - noon PST
 *To schedule an interview: Call Lorraine Wilson at 604-349-3184 by 4pm Wednesday, December 9th
WHAT?World leaders are in Copenhagen over the next two weeks to negotiate a new international climate treaty. At the same time, an all-out attack on the validity of climate science has been undertaken by industry groups. Groups like the Competitive Enterprise Institute, Heartland Institute and the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow have been at the core of a decade-long campaign to delay government action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
WHY?Weaver and Hoggan come together to provide expert opinions on the science and public relations of the Copenhagen climate talks. Weaver representing the climate scientists and Hoggan as the public relations analyst who has been researching industry front groups and right-wing think tanks for more than 4 years.

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