Researcher exposes money trail behind U.S.-based campaign to kill the oilsands
Vivian Krause's name has become synonymous with the fight against the concerted effort by U.S. oil interests working to land-lock Canadian oil and gas by using environmental groups to protest against the industry with the stated aim of grinding development to a halt. Krause is a one-woman wrecking crew to the wall of secrecy behind that foreign plan, which she has almost single-handedly exposed by painstakingly following the money trail.
Krause finished her talk with this
question: "We need to ask ourselves, what would Texas do if a group of
charitable foundations from Canada were running a multimillion-dollar campaign
to land-lock Texan crude? Would they let it go on for 10 years? I don't think
so. Maybe that's what we need. We need to think like Texas."