I consider Time to be one of the more forward-looking periodicals when it comes to the environment.
But the editors messed up in this week’s edition. The June 2 Time carries a breathless feature about the potential petroleum bonanza in Canada’s tar sands.
The article’s authors are so giddy with the testosterone rush of big-ass earth-moving machines that they forgot what a multifaceted disaster this “bonanza” would be. The magazine quotes tar men in Alberta as they marvel at their own ability to move mountains … literally