Sunday, June 9, 2013

Tar Sands Greenwash: Good News, Bad News

The Harper government currently plans to spend $16 million of taxpayer money on ads that greenwash the tar sands. What the government's ad campaign doesn't tell you is how Canadian environmental laws were gutted in order to fast-track new tar sands mines and pipelines as part of the omnibus budget bills. And it certainly doesn't tell you that unconstrained tar sands development has made Canada one of the world's biggest contributors to climate change.
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