Lamphier: Nevermind oil, coal deserves to take its lumps, as well

EDMONTON – If you still believe Alberta’s oilsands are a major contributor to the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, you’d better check your math.

The oilsands, which produce about two per cent of the world’s daily crude supplies, account for just seven per cent of Canada’s carbon emissions, or less than 0.2 per cent of the global total.

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