Bill Nye Challenges Trudeau To Justify BC Pipeline Expansion
There's more to Bill Nye than bow ties and beakers.
The Science Guy didn't let Prime Minister Justin Trudeau off the hook on Tuesday at a discussion on innovation at the University of Ottawa.
Nye asked Trudeau to explain to environmental scientists why his government approved Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
"I've been to Fort McMurray, Alberta, and it is an amazing place in the most troubling way," Nye said. "But this pipeline ... tell us about the Kinder Morgan pipeline."
Nye said that a group of U.S. civil engineers has calculated that Canada could be completely powered by renewable energy, if we "just decide to do it."
The engineers, whose research is available at thesolutionsproject.org, project that Canada could transition off fossil fuels by 2050. They say that would save $110.1 billion on health care costs every year and prevent 9,884 annual air pollution deaths.....
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