Argument: Oil sands help Canada far exceed Kyoto emissions limits

Issue Report: Oil sands


“Canada’s energy industry. Tarred with the same brush.” The Economist. Aug 5th 2010: “At the peak of the commodity boom in 2008, energy was Canada’s largest export. As a result, the sands have only been lightly regulated. Instead of being 6% below 1990 levels of greenhouse-gas emissions by 2012, its commitment under the Kyoto protocol, Canada will be 30% above.”