Unity, collective good and climate-change mitigation

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epaulo13 wrote:

i also don't see the issue as alberta workers losing because of the need to transition. by the need to reduce production. alta workers are suffering because of the mismanagement of the tarsands project. the oil patch has been shedding it's workers for years because of the glut created by flooding the market. and by providing an inferior product. oil companies have also been automating for years..then blaming the loss of jobs on environmentalists and on indigenous folk. there has never been asian markets for the oil..another lie told.

This extremely important point bears repeating. The tar sands cannot survive as a economically viable business without government subsidies. Why should taxpayers build its mostly foreign owners a pipeline to the heart of British Columbia's tourist industry. Why are toxic tar sands jobs more important than the jobs that are being put at risk? Its the MSM propaganda that never ends that is driving the whole discussion.

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kropotkin1951 wrote:

epaulo13 wrote:

i also don't see the issue as alberta workers losing because of the need to transition. by the need to reduce production. alta workers are suffering because of the mismanagement of the tarsands project. the oil patch has been shedding it's workers for years because of the glut created by flooding the market. and by providing an inferior product. oil companies have also been automating for years..then blaming the loss of jobs on environmentalists and on indigenous folk. there has never been asian markets for the oil..another lie told.

This extremely important point bears repeating. The tar sands cannot survive as a economically viable business without government subsidies. Why should taxpayers build its mostly foreign owners a pipeline to the heart of British Columbia's tourist industry. Why are toxic tar sands jobs more important than the jobs that are being put at risk? Its the MSM propaganda that never ends that is driving the whole discussion.

Bears repeating yet again. Part of the propaganda is the message that we need oil to pay for the transition as though it is an expense as opposed to a business opportunity. There has long been this underlying message that environmentalism means a reduction in quality of life. Trudeau keeps repeating "the economy and environment hand in hand" as though TMX is the economy.

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