Greenwashing the Tar Sands

About the Greenwashing the Tar Sands Series

This is a three-part series on the political greenwashing of the tar sands by DeSmog Canada contributor Jeff Galius, author of Little Black Lies: Corporate & Political Spin in the Global War for Oil. 

In This Series

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This is last installment of a three-part series on greenwashing and the tar sands. Be sure to read Part 1, A Short History of Greenwashing the Tar Sands, and Part 2, Do As I Say, Not As I Do. Recen...
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Last week, I wrote a short history of the greenwashing campaign being waged by tar sands promoters, including (and especially) the Canadian and Alberta governments. It’s clear that as the battle ov...
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This is Part One of a three-part series on the political greenwashing of the tar sands in Canada. When I hatched the idea to write a book about the use of spin and propaganda in the battle over the...