Environment Minister Jim Prentice must have an armload of briefing books and policy documents to read, what with the big Copenhagen conference on climate change later this year.
However, the minister still seems to be finding time to read a new book.
The one he has currenly on the go is Sea Sick, by former Globe and Mail reporter Alanna Mitchell. It profiles the deteriorating state of the world's oceans and the impact of climate change.
As it turns out, I had just finished this book, having been unable to put it down. And I hope I didn't ruin the ending for the minister when I told him not to worry, the last chapter is quite uplifting.
— Susan Lunn
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