Program Podcast: Redeye - Co-op Radio: Shutting down the tar sands
Podcast for Program: Shutting down the tar sands
In series: Redeye - Co-op Radio
The Alberta tar sands cover a vast area of huge open pits and tailings ponds.
The environmental consequences are enormous and make a mockery of
any Canadian attempt to reduce carbon emissions under the Kyoto
Protocol. Petr Cizek is a land use planner and author. He says that a
moratorium on new projects will still leave us with an environmental disaster
on our hands a decade from now.