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New analysis shows public opposition constraining tar sands growth, benefiting our climate

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A new analysis released today shows that pipelines exporting tar sands oil out of Alberta are nearly 89 per cent full and illustrates how citizen opposition from across North America has successfully stopped and/or delayed tar sands pipeline infrastructure, keeping carbon in the ground and benefiting our climate.

The analysis is featured in a new report, entitled Lockdown: The end of growth in the tar sands, released by Oil Change International, in collaboration with several major environmental organizations, dcalculates that if market constraints continue, there will be no further growth in tar sands extraction and tens of billions of metric tonnes of carbon will stay in the ground – a significant positive step towards a safer climate.

Please see the press release for further information.