Ideacity | Jun 12, 2012 | 20:40

Andrew Nikiforuk on oil

One act of destruction leads to another. Andrew Nikiforuk discusses the resource at the heart of much environmental degradation: oil. More specifically, the Alberta Tar Sands, and the consequences Canada faces in becoming a "Tar-nation." Here Nikiforuk talks about the many hazards of the tar sands industry, and the ethics of becoming a nation built on an Earth-destroying economy.

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