Tar Sands

<h2>Investing in Addiction to Oil</h2>
<p>International banks and investors are pouring billions of dollars into expansion of the Canadian tar sands, the dirtiest and most desperate attempt yet to profit from and prolong our crippling addiction to oil.</p>

What are the Tar Sands?

Tar sands oil is the worst type of oil for the climate, producing three times the greenhouse gas emissions of conventionally produced oil because of the energy required to extract and process tar sands oil.

Progressive Groups Fighting Keystone Xl Pledge Strong Resistance

Release Date: 
Thursday, March 6, 2014

San Francisco, CA -- As Friday's deadline nears to submit public comments opposing the Keystone XL pipeline, progressive groups CREDO and Rainforest Action Network have collected more than 169,000 comments to the State Department urging Sec. Kerry to reject the Keystone XL pipeline, while simultaneously preparing to unleash a massive wave of civil disobedience if Sec. Kerry allows the State Department to continue ignoring the facts on Keystone XL, and recommends approval of the toxic tar sands pipeline to President Obama.

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