Executive Summary – Dirty Oil Diplomacy: The Canadian Government’s Global Push to Sell the Tar Sands

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This is the Executive Summary of the new report, Dirty Oil Diplomacy – The Canadian Government’s Global Push to Sell the Tar Sands, which outlines the changing domestic and international policies of the Canadian government as they work to expand the tar sands – Canada’s fastest growing source of greenhouse gas pollution. This report is based on hundreds of pages of documents obtained through Canadian freedom of information laws. It paints a clear picture for the first time of the tar sands advocacy strategy, a collaborative effort of the Governments’ of Canada and Alberta along with industry to ensure that no doors are closed to Canada’s highly polluting tar sands.

The Executive Summary is attached below; the full report is available here.