Written by: Carrie Saxifrage, Tzeporah Berman, Alexis Stoymenoff, Jenny Uechi, David P. Ball, and Beth Hong. Photography by Andrew S. Wright.
Edited by: Linda Solomon
As we approach the end of 2012 Planet Earth is a condemned prisoner, sentenced to death and strapped into an electric chair, gasping its last, terrified breath as it awaits a final throw of the switch to burn it alive.
The execution switch is none other than oil sands development, which companies like Enbridge want to export to markets in Asia by building pipelines through B.C. to tanker terminals, from where oil can be shipped to markets in China and other countries. Read the rest of this entry »