Closing critical libraries and severely cutting scientific research are the latest moves by the Harper administration to prioritize fossil fuel development and short-term profits over long-term concerns like climate change and the environment.
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Despite being the leader on the Northern Gateway -- opposed by many for the increased carbon emissions that come from tar sands extraction -- Enbridge says it has so far invested $3 billion in renewable energy.
Canada’s environment minister Leona Aglukkaq changed a speech promising to take climate change seriously while the Harper administration continues to promote anti-environment, pro-fossil fuel policies.