"Consider the Global Impacts of Oil Pipelines"
"Debates over oil-sands infrastructure obscure a broken policy process that overlooks broad climate, energy and environment issues, warn Wendy J. Palen and colleagues."
This report appeared in the comment section in a recent publication of the journal Nature (Vol. 510 page 465). It argues that a coherent approach that "evaluates all oil-sands projects in the context of broader integrated energy and climate strategies, is sorely needed".
"A key step is a moratorium on on new oil-sands development and transportation projects until better policies and processes are in place".
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