The Truth About The Tar Sands

“We all want progress, but if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.” – C. S. Lewis

Andrew Nikiforuk, environmental journalist and author of Tar Sands: Dirty Oil And The Future Of A Continent has created a video that explains the realities of the Alberta tar sands and dirty oil. Besides being an environmental disaster by destroying forests, wiping out woodland habitat and polluting our water systems, it is also wreaking havoc on economic systems and energy policy.