Oil and Gas Workers in Canada Counter Greta Thunberg: Don’t Kill Our Jobs, We Power Your Cell Phone

Breitbart | 10/19/2019 | Staff
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Thousands of young people who have bought into the United Nations’ and other manmade climate change believers’ prediction that the world is on the verge of extinction gathered in Alberta, Canada, on Friday to support the ongoing climate strikes launched by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg.

But this time there were counter-protesters representing the massive number of men and women who work in the country’s oil and natural gas industry, and whose jobs depend on the infrastructure that powers Canada and countries around the globe.

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“We care for the environment, of course we do,” a counter-protester said in a Daily Mail report. “What they need to understand is that we’re hurting and we also need to care about Alberta jobs.”

The Daily Mail report revealed how Thunberg’s and other activist’s ideas to completely transform the world’s energy infrastructure would hurt real people more than it would help the environment:

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The honking horns of big rig trucks blared from a nearby thoroughfare, where vehicles emblazoned with ‘We love Canada energy’ signs were driving up and down.

“When they charged their iPhones last night, that power came from this plant,” he said, pointing to the former coal-fired Keephills power plant near Edmonton that was being converted to natural gas.

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“Albertans and Canadians are practical people,’ he said. “They like real world solutions. Calling for the end of the modern industrial economy, advocating to put millions of people out of work… is not a real world solution.”

The Daily Mail reported that protesters were led by “indigenous drummers” and held signs with slogans, including “Be a Better Ancestor.”

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“We cannot allow this crisis to continue to be a partisan, political question,” Thunberg said at the protest. “The climate...
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