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Tar Sands Suits

January 3, 2012

Tar Sands Suits

Tar Sands Suits

Members of the Canadian Youth Delegation model their Bitumens Wear suits at COP17 in Durban, South Africa. Canada faced intense criticism at the climate change conference for its refusal to agree to binding green house gas reduction targets.

The suits, adorned with logos of companies exploiting the Alberta tar sands, were meant to highlight the influence the CYD believes these companies have on Canadian environmental policy.

by Tim McSorley

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