NASA scientist urges Norway to pull out of Alberta's 'destructive' oilsands

NASA’s top scientist wants to persuade the prime minister of Norway to order the country’s state-owned energy giant to get out of Alberta’s oilsands.

James Hansen, director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, has written an open letter in a Norwegian newspaper asking the government to vote in favour of a motion at Statoil’s annual general meeting Wednesday to end the company’s oilsands project.

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