Noam Chomsky slams Canada's shale gas energy plans
Exploitation of Canada's tar sands and shale gas will have dire consequences for the environment, says Chomsky
"...In an interview with the Guardian, the linguist and author criticised the energy policies of the Canadian government under Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
He said: "It means taking every drop of hydrocarbon out of the ground, whether it's shale gas in New Brunswick or tar sands in Alberta and trying to destroy the environment as fast as possible, with barely a question raised about what the world will look like as a result."
But indigenous peoples in Canada blocking fossil fuel developments are taking the lead in combatting climate change, he said. Chomsky highlighted indigenous opposition to the Alberta tar sands, the oil deposit that is Canada's fastest growing source of carbon emissions and is slated for massive expansion despite attracting international criticism and protest...."
RT @Northern_Clips: Noam Chomsky slams Canada's #shale gas energy plans #Environment
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