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Trudeau will fuel the fires of our climate crisis if he approves Canada's mega mine | Tzeporah Berman

10.12.2019
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Alberta's oil sands produce one of the dirtiest oils on the planet. If the Teck mega mine is approved, the damage to our planet will be colossalThis week, the Canadian government is in Madrid telling the world that climate action is its No 1 priority. When they get home, Justin Trudeau's newly re-elected government will decide whether to throw more fuel on the fires of climate change by giving the go-ahead to construction of the largest open-pit oil sands mine in Canadian history.Approving Teck Resources' Frontier mine would effectively signal Canada's abandonment of its international climate goals. The mega mine would operate until 2067, adding a whopping 6 megatonnes of climate pollution every year. That's on top of the increasing amount of carbon that Canada's petroleum producers are already pumping out every year. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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