A financial wreck.
An ecological disaster.
You just bought a pipeline.
You’re writing the cheque, and you’ll be paying for it for the rest of your life. And so will our children.
I’m sure you are as outraged as I am at the Trudeau government’s decision to bail out Kinder Morgan and buy their pipeline. But it isn’t the government who has to pay for it – it’s us.
It’s not just $4.5 billion (or more!) in payment in dollars. We will be paying for this pipeline forever by becoming wholesale contributors to more greenhouse gas emissions, hastening more irreversible climate damage, permitting the blind and outright dismissal of indigenous rights and communities, and by weakening our international reputation and shunning our obligations, under such agreements as The Paris Climate Accord.
We look like utter fools.
Please send your letter to Prime Minister Trudeau today.
Thank you for taking action,
Gretchen Fitzgerald - National Program Director