Another Compilation of Sobering Climate Stories

Thu, 2006-04-06 21:31Richard Littlemore
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Another Compilation of Sobering Climate Stories

Kudos to Steven Hume of the Vancouver Sun, always a voice of conscience in a corporate storm, for this climate change wrap.

From the Vancouver Sun:

Let's commend BC Hydro for asking a big question

“A Vancouver-based company unveils a plan to exploit North America's gluttonous energy appetite by strip mining and gasifying 30 million tonnes of coal in the Mackenzie Valley – enough that if it were loaded into pickup trucks one tonne at a time the lineup would reach around the earth's equator three-and-a-half times.”
 
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