Politics and science, humor and hypocrisy. METANOODLE
Friday, 25 November 2011
An American view of access to Canadian oil: Let China scramble for oil in sketchy, unstable places.
Scrambling in sketchy places
This is what bad energy policy looks like: as the US dithers over Canadian tar sands oil, China is ready to buy. ... The greens, like the clueless disarmament and peace advocates ... are making the 21st century a more
dangerous place. ..... The question is ....
whether the US will get direct benefits ... like geopolitical
security and refining jobs. It is not only in America’s interest to
have this oil ourselves; it is in our interest for China to have to
scramble for oil in sketchy, unstable places while US crude comes from
safe and convenient ones.