Canada: The brutal math of climate change

Toronto Star: By making the oilsands the engine of economic growth, Canada has bet its economy against the climate. It’s a myth that a thriving oilsands industry and a livable climate can be easily reconciled. The brutal math of climate change confronts that myth, and that’s why in Canada this math is taboo. NDP candidate Linda McQuaig breached this taboo when she uttered the words “a lot of the oilsands oil may have to stay in the ground.” An uproar ensued. Even though McQuaig’s statement was based in undeniable......

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