The Canadian tar sands industry has suffered another significant setback trying to get is carbon intensive product to market in the US.
Someone should tell the Premier of Alberta, Rachel Notley, that when you are in a hole, you should stop digging.
“De facto halting this dangerous project keeps open the only credible path for Canada to live up to its obligation to fight climate change. Building new, long-lived pipelines in support of ever-growing oil production and export is wholly incompatible with the rapid transition away from fossil fuels required.”
“It appears as though the Canadian government deliberately withheld information about the costs of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline because it would have shocked Canadians at the time.”
If Justin Trudeau didn’t know before. He does now. If Canadian’s Prime Minster could blame ignorance before, he can’t now.
Three pieces of research published this week reveal the increasing climate emergency we live in, and reiterate the recklessness of the decision by Trudeau to invest billions in Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline.
What does it say about the prospects for multi-billion dollar tar sands oil pipelines, that a national government felt the need to buy a project outright in order to try to save it? When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decided to buy-out a failing tar sands pipeline from texas-based Kinder Morgan last month, it exposed … Read More
Even before the G7 meeting – or G6 plus one meeting in Canada – the signs are that it will be chaotic and deeply antagonistic, with spats over trade, tariffs and Russia, to say the least.
Days after Justin Trudeau blew an estimated $15 billion of hard earnt Canadian tax payers money on Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline, scientists are warning just how financially and ecologically stupid and short-sighted the investment was.
Are we witnessing the beginning of the end of Canada? Is this really how the end of the nation state begins?