Green-News: Friday 12.5.08

  • Toronto has gone hardcore against plastic. No more water bottles at city hall and an eventual city-wide ban in 2 years. Then starting in June they’ll be a 5 cent fee on plastic shopping bags. And by 2011, hard plastic takeout food containers will be banned too; GreenSpace investigates.
  • Barack Obama plans on making the Whitehouse green. After he takes office he will sit down with the chief usher of the presidential mansion and discuss its energy efficiency. He’s doing it because it wants to show the country that going green is not hard; from the Associated Press
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pdw - December 5, 2008 1:41 PM

Umm, Canada isn't just "looking at" the tar sands for oil extraction. They are already producing billions of barrels of oil a day from the tar sands. And where do you think half of the oil produced in Canada is exported to?

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