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Little Black Lies: CorporatePolitical Spin in the Global War for Oil By Jeff Gailus,

  • Title: Little Black Lies: CorporatePolitical Spin in the Global War for Oil
  • Author: Jeff Gailus
  • ISBN: 9781926855684
  • Page: 149
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Beginning in 1967 and for just over 30 years, the oil industry toiled in the relative obscurity of Northern Alberta as machines peeled away earth and boreal forest to exhume what has now become one of humanity s most precious and contentious resources bitumen As the years passed, the bitumen mines sprawled, poisonous tailings ponds spread, toxins polluted the environmentBeginning in 1967 and for just over 30 years, the oil industry toiled in the relative obscurity of Northern Alberta as machines peeled away earth and boreal forest to exhume what has now become one of humanity s most precious and contentious resources bitumen As the years passed, the bitumen mines sprawled, poisonous tailings ponds spread, toxins polluted the environment, cancer reared its head downstream and the price of petroleum soared beyond all expectations.As plans continue to build the Keystone and Northern Gateway pipelines, a growing number of scientists, journalists and environmentalists are fighting to raise the alarm about the implications and propaganda surrounding the world s largest energy project.In his second RMB Manifesto, Jeff Gailus dissects the global war on truth that has come to define the battle for oil It is a battle fought not with bullets and bombs, but with a dark web of Little Black Lies that poses a threat not only to environmental and human health, but to our moral and social well being.
    Little Black Lies CorporatePolitical Spin in the Global War for Oil Beginning in and for just over years the oil industry toiled in the relative obscurity of Northern Alberta as machines peeled away earth and boreal forest to exhume what has now become one of

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    1. I don t know a lot about the tar sands or oil sands if you prefer so I wanted to get a bit of info on the info wars, if you will, on bitumen extraction in Alberta Yes, this book can have a bit of an exasperated and even cynical tone to it, but it is understandable given that the majority of the conversation on environmentalism and resource development is just a poorly fought war of ideas with very little to no nuance Once upon a time people did grievous harm to the environment without fully unde [...]

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