Canada looks to China to exploit oil sands rejected by US

Guardian: Canada, faced with growing political pressure over the extraction of oil from its highly polluting tar sands, has begun courting China and other Asian countries to exploit the resource. The move comes as American firms are turning away from tar sands fuel because of its heavy carbon footprint and impact on the landscape. Whole Foods, the high-end organic grocery chain, and Bed Bath & Beyond last week both signed on to a campaign by ForestEthics to stop US firms using ......

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