09 Aug '11, 4pm

By blocking #tarsands pipeline, Obama will help ensure Canada meets Copenhagen Accord commitment

By blocking #tarsands pipeline, Obama will help ensure Canada meets Copenhagen Accord commitment

The State Department – the same US government agency in charge of international global warming negotiations – is poised to make a decision which would help expand tar sands in Canada. Expansion of tar sands in Canada will dramatically increase Canada’s global warming pollution according to a new Canadian government report , putting it significantly out of reach of the commitment it made at Copenhagen. The Obama Administration has a simple choice – help stop global warming and reject the Keystone XL project OR approve Keystone XL and help another country fail to meet its global warming commitments. The Obama Administration should not make a decision which would push Canada to fail to meet a commitment made as a part of the Copenhagen Accord – an agreement brokered in person by President Obama and Secretary Clinton. The choice has become even more obvious as news broke that ...

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