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Canada Is Now To Climate What Japan Is To Whaling

Monbiot, George
http://www.countercurrents.org/monbiot031209.htm

Date Written:  03/12/2009
Year Published:  2009  
Resource Type:  Article

Here I am, watching the astonishing spectacle of a beautiful, cultured nation turning itself into a corrupt petro-state. Canada is slipping down the development ladder, retreating from a complex, diverse economy towards dependence on a single primary resource, which happens to be the dirtiest commodity known to man. The price of this transition is the brutalisation of the country, and a government campaign against multilateralism as savage as any waged by George Bush. Until now I believed that the nation that has done most to sabotage a new climate change agreement was the United States. I was wrong. The real villain is Canada.

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