11 Nov '11, 7pm

Obama has finally done the right thing on tar sands, so why won't we?: The UK is blocking…

Obama has finally done the right thing on tar sands, so why won't we? It's great news that President Obama is to review the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline , citing its environmental impact as the key reason for his decision. This is a testament to the efforts of people living along the proposed route, of many environmental groups, and of the hundreds of people who were prepared to be arrested in the protests that my colleague Asad Rehman has blogged about . Tar sands represent the worst of our addiction to fossil fuel. The energy, water and chemical-intensive methods needed to turn bitumen into synthetic crude oil are destroying the local environment - as well as helping to trash our climate. Each barrel of tar-sands crude produces between three and five times more climate changing emissions than conventional oil. The Keystone XL pipeline would take the tar s...

Full article: http://www.foe.co.uk/blog/obama_tar_sands_33324.html

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