12/07/2011 01:29 pm ET Updated Dec 07, 2011

President Obama And Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper Meet, Will Likely Discuss Tar Sands

Today, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will meet with President Obama in Washington DC.  While the public reason for the meeting is about border issues, it is expected that climate, tar sands and the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will be discussed.  Indeed, the Canadian conservative government has waged its pro-tar sands, anti-climate agenda in the U.S. for several years now as well as in Europe.  This is out of sync with the Canadian and American public who are increasingly rejecting tar sands as unsustainable and incompatible with combating climate change.

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