15 Jun '11, 11pm

Hey Canada, Sorry you lost #StanleyCup — but this weekend you can win on a planetary scale. Stop the #TarSands:

This Saturday, June 18th, communities are coming together across Canada and the world for an international mobilization day to stop the Canadian tar sands, the largest industrial project on the face of the planet. Why now? Major efforts are underway to expand the amount of tar sands oil exported from Canada to refineries in the United States. We’re teaming up with our allies to make sure this Carbon Bomb stays in the ground. On June 18, take part in an action near you and show your support for a safe climate - please see below for actions that are already planned, or plan your own! Extracting and burning tar sands oil is dirty and dangerous - a barrel of tar sands oil contributes 15% more CO2 per barrel to our atmosphere than average crude. The extraction process in Alberta is destroying Canada’s forests, trampling indigenous rights, poisoning our atmosphere and river syst...

Full article: http://www.350.org/june18

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