350.org oil sands petition

2012-01-26

in Canada, Economics, Law, Politics, The environment

As usual, Bill McKibben is saying sensible things and calling for appropriate actions. He is a non-Canadian who is concerned about the ethics of digging up and burning the oil sands, in a world where the climate is changing at a frightening pace.

He is asking Canadians to sign a petition:

“As a Canadian, I stand with people all over the world who are opposed to burning the oil sands, and demand that our leaders stop their campaign to discredit the movement to stop the pipeline.”

Please consider signing. He is hoping to get 10,000 signatures before he visits Vancouver in March.

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

oleh January 26, 2012 at 11:42 pm

Where and when will Bill McKibbon in Vancouver be speaking in March?

Milan January 26, 2012 at 11:44 pm

It’s probably not fully planned yet. Timelines on these things keep shifting, and new developments are taking place all the time.

Mason Heller January 31, 2012 at 3:31 am

Stop the pipeline!

Don Kuehn November 9, 2012 at 11:50 pm

Stopping the XL pipeline (for the next 4 years anyway) would be very good news for those of us invested in railroad stock. CP and CN Rail (CANADIAN rail companies) are buying a total of some 100,000 oil tank cars to ship oil by rail down to the gulf coast and over to western Canada until the pipelines are finished. Adding another four years of delay will surely help their bottom lines and our stock. Yesss! (Ain’t capitalism great.)

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