11 May '12, 3pm

Spinning the facts again on climate emissions from tar sands from @NRDC's blog:

An Alberta government sponsored report criticizing the European Union’s own independent analysis of climate emissions from tar sands has created a political debate but misses the science. A study released yesterday by the Jacobs Consultancy paid for by the Government of Alberta tries to crunch numbers to make tar sands less of a climate problem but in fact cherry-picked certain facts to make tar sands production seem “cleaner.” In fact, NRDC has shown that multiple independent studies have confirmed that Canada’s tar sands emissions are some of the most carbon-intensive oil on earth and a new study can’t change that fact. There isn’t any secret about why the Alberta government commissioned this “new” study. They are directly engaged in aggressive lobbying effort to European Union government who is considering whether to treat tar sands as different from conventional crude ...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/ddroitsch/spinning_the_...

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