Canada Approves Two Pipelines, Axes One, Calls it a Climate Victory

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his oil sands decisions are compatible with Canada’s pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. By Zahra Hirji, Lisa Song The Canadian government announced long-awaited decisions on three major oil sands pipelines in a single sweep on Tuesday: Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion and Enbridge’s Line 3 were approved, while Enbridge’s Northern Gateway was rejected. See Also: Government Think Tank Pushes Canada to Think Beyond Its Oil Dependence Canada Promises Emissions Cuts, but Tar Sands Still Full Speed Ahead Scientists Band Together, Urge Canada to Stop Tar Sands Expansion Climate Protesters to Trudeau: Stop Tar Sands Expansion read more


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