Big Oil is using the coronavirus pandemic to push through the Keystone XL pipeline

Summary by Liz Couture, Drawdown Richmond Hill

Long-time climate change activist Bill McKibbon is outraged that Alberta is using the opportunity of protesters staying home due to the coronavirus to fly in workers to build the Keystone pipeline.

"I’m going to tell you the single worst story I’ve heard in these past few horrid months, a story that combines naked greed, political influence peddling, a willingness to endanger innocent human beings, utter blindness to one of the greatest calamities in human history and a complete disregard for the next crisis aiming for our planet. I’m going to try to stay calm enough to tell it properly, but I confess it’s hard."

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