The road to hell is paved with good intentions!
The Paris Accord is at best dark theater and at worst a tool to make environmentalists happy while the world continues down the steep hill and through the wide gate to environmental hell.
Alberta premier welcomes Keystone XL pipeline permit
‘I do think reasonable people would suggest we are within eight to 12 months’
The terrifying truth is that the Paris Accord has had no effect on Global Warming or pollution. Alberta is still producing the tar sands poison and Trump has approved Keystone XL. All of the ‘hu-ra’ at Standing Rock accomplished no more or less than adding to Global Warming and creating a ton or two of garbage.
The project, which would ship more than 800,000 barrels of oil daily from Canada’s tar sands to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries, was rejected by the Obama administration last year after a decade of protest by climate activists, land owners and Native Americans. The rejection came just before President Obama signed an international agreement on global warming in Paris.
The new administration reversed that decision Friday
The simple truth is that today there is no replacement for the Athabasca Tar Sands Poison. The tar sands will be processed and the fuel will be burned because it is needed. China needs it, America needs it, the world needs it. There is simply no replacement for it.
Take all of the solar, hydro or wind power you want it won’t run the weapons of war or a semi bringing you food from a far off processing plant that also runs on oil. Admittedly towards the end of WW2 Germany was trying to figure out how to propel tanks with wood burning engines but even their scientists couldn’t make it work.
So much for Paris.
The Old Man