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The biggest climate crime in history
There is an emerging global trend to extract oil from unconventional fuels, such as the tar sands developments in Alberta, Canada.
Locally, the impact on both the environment and the First Nation people of Canada is similarly disastrous.
Now is the time to act through boycotts and lobbying of the main players.
There is an emerging global trend to extract oil from unconventional fuels, such as tar sands. The carbon cost of the tar sands (also called oil sands) developments is a price that the planet is simply cannot afford.
If all of the permits for extraction that have already been granted by the Canadian government were fulfilled, we will see a hike in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels that would push us beyond a catastrophic 'tipping point'.
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