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Alberta Indigenous leaders talk to Thunberg about energy transition; finding environmental, economic balance – JWN

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 201965 Views

Oct. 21, 2019

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg continued her tour of Alberta’s oilsands region on Saturday, an Indigenous group says, conducting interviews that the group says will be part of an upcoming BBC documentary.

The Mikisew Cree First Nation says in a news release that Thunberg spent the day on the shores of Gregoire Lake near Fort McMurray with members of the First Nation, and that her interviews focused on environmental concerns over oilsands development and climate change.

Mikisew Chief Archie Waquan presented Thunberg with a blanket, stating in the news release that the First Nation was honoured to “join forces” with Thunberg as she leads the way in “protecting our planet from the climate crisis.”

Thunberg arrived in Fort McMurray on Friday night and met with Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam, who said he told the 16-year-old to get Europeans to lobby oilsands investors for greener technology to extract Alberta energy.

Read More: https://www.jwnenergy.com/article/2019/10/alberta-indigenous-leaders-talk-thunberg-about-energy-transition-finding-environmental-economic-balance/

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