February 20, 2013
Energy Independence from DIRTY Energy
Tom Steyer, Huffington Post
It is a controversial decision -- many have highlighted the terrible effects of digging up and burning tar sands oil. But these concerns are countered by those who argue the project would enhance North American energy independence, and create American jobs.
The political calculus is easy to explain: Yes, the tar sands are vast, and hold especially dirty oil -- but we use a lot of oil, and some of...
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