Will Blocking Canadian Pipelines Help Reduce Climate Change?

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Dr David Maenz, author of the new book ‘The Price of Carbon’, explains that blocking Canadian and US pipelines will simply push the supply to a different part of the world.

where-canada-gets-its-foreign oilIf Americans and Canadians produce and transport our own oil & gas, those projects will need rigorous environmental validations.  If Americans and Canadians buy oil and gas from other jurisdictions there will be drastic environmental consequences because our main suppliers are places like Russia, Nigeria and Venezuela where environmental damage caused by extraction and transportation is a daily fact of life.

We encourage you to read our article: Why ‘Keep it in the Ground’ Is a Formula for Environmental Disaster .

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