Premiers told to rethink pipelines as they meet on climate

Pembina Institute argues projects such as Energy East would boost oilsands production and carbon emissions


The Pembina Institute is warning premiers and territorial leaders they need to think about the effects of pipelines on Canada’s carbon emissions before they think about an energy strategy for the country.

A new report by the think-tank says building new oil pipelines, such as the Energy East project to bring western oil east, could produce more carbon pollution and wipe out a lot of the work the provinces have already done to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions….

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by Margo McDiamid, environment reporter, CBC News


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