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15 de Diciembre de 2009

Indígenas canadienses marchan a la embajada canadiense en Copenhague para protestar contra las arenas bituminosas

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Canadá es el principal proveedor de petróleo de Estados Unidos, y la mayor parte de ese petróleo proviene de las arenas bituminosas de Alberta. Descritas como la mayor fuente industrial individual del mundo de emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero, las arenas bituminosas han generado una multitud de protestas y de acciones de desobediencia civil por parte de ambientalistas. El martes, mientras los delegados comenzaban a llegar al Bella Center, un grupo de indígenas canadieneses se manifestaba frente la embajada de Canadá. John Hamilton, miembro de Democracy Now!, nos presenta este informe.

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