The Pardu

The Pardu
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Showing posts with label Gulf of Mexico May 2010. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Gulf of Mexico May 2010. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Oil Spills And Contamination Is An Existential Reality! Keystone XL Anyone?


Some messages need little introduction. Big Oil and Keystone XL is one such topic. We offer a video journey over time and the horrors of contamination. 

Are we so blind and subservient we cannot grasp the full measure of how "Big Oil" doesn't give a damn about our environment. Big Oil is singularly responsible for overwhelming efforts to restrict advancement towards alternative energy sources. Yet, oil companies are quick to back away form their major contamination and they do so behind armies of corporate lawyers and payments to those who have the power to force Big Oil in ways beneficial to Earth's climate.

Exxon Valdez Tanker spill March 24, 1989

(, this video opens with Exxon Valdez Captain Joe Hazelwood's radio call to Coast Guard, accompanied by The Sound of Silence, by Simon and Garfunkel. It concludes with a simple message: "British Columbians have spoken. Will Stephen Harper listen?"
Paul Simon's music label granted the rights to use the song for a small honorarium after the Coastal First Nations wrote to him personally, telling him about the Great Bear Rainforest and the danger that oil tankers pose to BC's coastal communities.

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