Trans Mountain could reduce global emissions by up to 1,600,000 million tonnes by exporting best in the world Canadian resources.

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Setting the record straight on the day’s top anti-oil and gas media stories

ACTIVIST CLAIM: 350 Canada misleadingly claims Trans Mountain is a fuse to a climate bomb and should be should shut down permanently.

THE FACTS:  Trans Mountain could reduce global emissions by up to 1,600,000 million tonnes by exporting best in the world Canadian resources.

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Here are some facts and sources to have a reasoned conversation about TMX:


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We’re Safer From Climate Disasters Than Ever Before

In this article by Bjorn Lomborg, he points out that we are actually less likely to die from climate-related events than we were 100 years ago. The death toll has dropped from over half a million deaths per year from floods, fires, etc to 14,000 in 2020. This year it looks like we are on track for even less at around 6,600. While emissions reduction is an important move forward, the headlines are often more apocalyptic than the fact of the matter. 

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