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"Carbon Tsunami" takes aim at BC by Barry Saxifrage
The fossil fuel industry is aggressively pushing for a 700% increase in the amount of climate pollution flowing through BC's economy in just a single decade. My chart shows eighteen fossil fuel mega-projects are currently proposed for BC. Twice as much coal. Ten times more fracked natural gas. Five times more tarsands. The resulting climate impact of this carbon tsunami could exceed 1,200 million tonnes of CO2 (MtCO2) per year. That's more than the climate pollution from all the coal, oil and natural gas burned by over two billion people living in 160 nations today. It is absolutely, jaw-droppingly, immorally, out of control. READ MORE...
17th June 2014 · by Barry Saxifrage