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The climate implications of the proposed Keystone XL oilsands pipeline

The climate implications of the proposed Keystone XL oilsands pipeline

Published Jan. 17, 2013

By Nathan Lemphers

To help inform the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline, this backgrounder features new analysis showing that producing enough bitumen to fill the Keystone XL pipeline would lead to a significant increase in greenhouse gas emissions, and inhibit Canada’s ability to meet its climate targets.

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