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  •  The Canadians... (2+ / 0-)
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    VClib, Utahrd

    ...have decided to burn that oil. We need to decide if our workers are going to get a share of the money, or if Canada will be forced to refine in Canada.

    If we want to actually reduce greenhouse emissions, we'll need to attack it with carbon taxes, fuel efficiency standards, and eventually, international treaties.

    How does it look when we put the squeeze on Canada, our neighbor and ally, while China and India continue to spew tons of carbon?

    •  bunk (1+ / 0-)
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      Albanius

      jobs are an excuse. see my comment below. if we want to actually reduce greenhouse gases, we'll need to stop finding false rationales to play the fossil fuels industries' games.

      The cold passion for truth hunts in no pack. -Robinson Jeffers

      by Laurence Lewis on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 08:13:38 AM PST

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