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The U.S. Department of Defense is the world’s leading consumer of petroleum, sucking up about 340,000 barrels of oil every day, more than the total national consumption of Sweden or Switzerland. The Alberta tar sands are the centerpiece of an energy corridor for exports to the U.S. which is increasingly geared to fuel America’s military machine.



Military Links Articles

Oil sands on track to be biggest source of U.S. oil imports

Posted: May 20, 2010
Shawn McCarthy, Globe and Mail, May 19, 2010, Ottawa — Canada’s oil sands will become the...Read More

Obama admin should bring defense and climate funding into balance, argues a new report

Posted: July 29, 2009
Kate Sheppard, July 28, 2009, GRIST magazine--With climate change among the world’s biggest...Read More

Chevron, Shell, and the True Cost of Oil

Posted: May 29, 2009
Amy Goodman, May 27, 2009, Democracy Now!--The economy is a shambles, unemployment is soaring, the...Read More

Nuclear climate warming up

Posted: April 14, 2008
Bob Groeneveld, April 4, 2008, The Chilliwack Times -- Here's an interesting take on global warming...Read More

Iraq War; Five years of war in Iraq have hit home in Edmonton

Posted: March 25, 2008
David Berry, March 20, 2008, Vue Weekly -- The further we get away from the actual date, the better...Read More

Time for Us to Say 'No More Oil for War' To US

Posted: January 17, 2008
Ricardo Acuna, January 17, 2008, Vue Weekly -- There are few things we progressive Albertans enjoy...Read More

Alberta crude may be too dirty, U.S. law says

Posted: January 15, 2008
Martin, Mittelstaedt, January 15, 2008, Globe and Mail -- Alberta's oil sands are taking a hit from...Read More

Is Canada becoming a subnation of the US?

Posted: January 15, 2008
Jim Miles, January 14, 2008, Malaysia Sun -- Canadians have always prided themselves on the...Read More

U.S. Lawmaker Pleads for Energy Savings

Posted: January 14, 2008
William Matthews, January 14, 2007, Defense News -- It was 2005 when Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md.,...Read More

Climate change 'likely to cause wars'

Posted: December 10, 2007
Charles Clover, December 10, 2007, The Telegraph -- Climate change is likely to aggravate old...Read More