The Harper government has pledged to cut climate pollution. But its plan only covers 13 per cent of the required cuts -- and oil sands pollution will more than wipe out even that gain.
Canada has fallen steadily behind the U.S. and other countries in maximizing wealth per tonne of climate pollution. That's putting our future prosperity -- and costs -- on the line.
Alberta's oil sands are a huge project. But are they a big part of the Canadian economy? And are they too big to have to play by the same rules as everyone else?
Oil sands boosters say the industry is getting cleaner. But the data says it's not: CO2 is rising per barrel and overall, the future looks even worse.
The oil sands have a dirty little secret: They generate far fewer jobs and wealth per tonne of carbon dioxide than other industries.
The oil sands are cranking up their carbon output as fast as ordinary Canadians are making cuts. But the companies don't plan on paying for more than their fair share.
We end our series with a look at several existing made-in-Canada strategies that will build a prosperous future for us all.
As ordinary Canadians dig deep to ease their carbon footprint, Alberta's oil-sands pollution wipes out their sacrifice.
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