13 Dec '11, 2pm

Canada protects polluters, but the people CAN stop tar sands expansion! via @GreenpeaceUK

With the decision by Canada to pull out of the Kyoto protocol , it's clear that the Canadian government cares more about protecting the polluters (particularly the tar sands industry) than the people. But our new report shows that the people hold the key to stopping the growth of tar sands oil production - and investors would be wise to take note. The tar sands industry's plans are based on growth; it's planning for an incredible 140 per cent rise in production by 2025. But these plans depend entirely upon the industry's ability to build major pipelines that can take the oil to the coast, from where it can be exported to international markets. This morning, we released a report warning investors that the increasing public opposition to tar sands is now posing a serious threat to the industry - and to investors. The planned pipeline projects that would allow access to new m...

Full article: http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/climate/canada-protects...

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