13 Dec '11, 7pm

Hey Canada, Which Is More Ethical: Abandoning the Kyoto Protocol or Shilling Tar Sands?

Hey Canada, Which Is More Ethical: Abandoning the Kyoto Protocol or Shilling Tar Sands?

The big climate news of the day is obviously the predictable move by Canada of officially withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol , something which everyone saw coming. Plenty of people have good analysis of the decision , but as Grist puts it two words are behind it all, and if frankly only simplifies things slightly. Those two words: Tar Sands. What I want to know is what the folks at Canada's Ethical Oil campaign —that one which tries (with little success, to my sense) to make the case that getting oil from tar sands is better ethically that getting it from Middle East regimes—make of all this. What is more ethical: Giving the middle finger to the only international climate change agreement the world's managed to cobble together or attempting to preserve a world in which future generations of people, in both developed and developing nations albeit with greater emphasis on t...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/climate-change/canada-more-ethi...

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