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New Frontiers for Black Gold | Earth Island Journal | Earth Island Institute
If accurate, "that places them above both Canada and Saudi Arabia in proven reserves," says Macdonald Stainsby, coordinator of Oilsandstruth.org.
Whether Venezuela will push forward with extracting that oil, however, is unclear.
The Venezuelan government is a massive contradiction.
"They played an important part in the [climate] talks at Cochabamba last April," Stainsby
"The Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement is ...
"The Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement is essentially another huge jump away from democracy, towards corporate control of the lands of Canada, as well as the corporatization of what is left of a once defiant environmental movement," said Macdonald Stainsby, co-ordinator of OilSandsTruth.org.
"Unless we are to believe that the CBI, David Suzuki Foundation
, CPAWS and ForestEthics all under cut their own campaigns, this is only a part and parcel to set up a carbon market, and allow forest offsets to go alongside carbon offsets and further entrench false solutions to the climate crisis," said Stainsby
"They're trying to promote a pipeline ...
"They're trying to promote a pipeline that is completely unwanted," said Macdonald Stainsby, an anti-tar sands activist with oilsandstruth.org.
"People who promote these kinds of developments in areas where the benefits will be little to none tend to use a war on all fronts, from friends and neighbours to glossy pamphlets to promises of money that will never arrive," he
calls the proposed PR strategy proof that despite his
green image, Premier Gordon Campbell still takes his
marching orders from Ottawa and Washington.
"These efforts are linked to increasing energy supply from the tarsands, rather than reducing energy supply," he
Strange liberators indeed: Imperialism and rogue states you want to hate
By Macdonald StainsbyOnline Journal Contributing Writer
...Macdonald Stainsby is a freelance writer and social justice activist living Canada.He
can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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by MACDONALD STAINSBY
Macdonald Stainsby is an anti-tar sands and social justice activist, freelance writer and professional hitchhiker looking for a ride to the better world, currently based in Vancouver, Canada.
can be reached at email@example.com