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OMG

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I am seriously contemplating leaving the Green Party of BC because of this tweet from our beloved leader

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And because that link won’t work here is one that will

Now here are three images I have downloaded this weekend

Daily Arctic TempIce extentSea Ice bering

Now I am not a climate scientist like Andrew Weaver. But I did watch that video on the NP link. I thought the estimates of the world’s potential refinery capacity for heavy oil was very informative. The calculations of how much oil is in the tar sands – and how long it will last – terrifying. And the idea that there will still be gas stations, but there won’t be any arctic ice appalling.

And I have one question for Andrew Weaver. What part of “keep it in the ground” did you not understand?

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This from the Washington Post via Clean Energy Review – the Post is, of course, behind a paywall; sorry about that.

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February 25, 2018 at 7:13 pm

Book Review “The Patch”

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Alex McLean Oilsands 11 Suncor site, Alberta, Canada 140407-0617_0

The People, Pipelines, and Politics of the Oil Sands

by Chris Turner

Written by Stephen Rees

September 10, 2017 at 4:27 pm

Alberta Oil Sands Land

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The NDP and the Greens are out for the environmentalists votes. This just popped into my inbox. Thought I would pass it along.

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March 6, 2008 at 2:05 pm

Posted in energy, Environment

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