Why neither Canada’s most controversial pipeline, nor Alberta’s oil sands, are key to saving the planet
Today I’m going to explain why the green movement’s attempt to portray Canada’s oil sands as a carbon bomb that will finish off the planet, with the Keystone XL pipeline as the fuse, is nonsense.
I’m going to do it not by rejecting the theory of anthropogenic (man-made) climate change, but by subscribing to it. How then, can Canada’s oil sands be irrelevant to that effort, after all the fiery rhetoric we’ve heard about it being the dirtiest oil on Earth?
First off, it’s not the dirtiest oil on Earth.
The dirtiest oil on Earth comes from Nigeria.
The dirtiest oil in North America comes from California.