If you're not out getting arrested at the protests against the Keystone XL tar-sands pipeline, we get it! Not everyone is Tim deChristopher, and that's not the only valid way to take action. But if you're on the fence about whether to head down to D.C. and get your civil disobedience on, this video might be the thing that makes up your mind. 

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CORRECTION, 8/29/11: The narrator in this video says, "The tar sands produces an unbelievable 36 million tons of carbon dioxide per day." Unfortunately, that stat really is unbelievable — it confuses yearly emissions with daily emissions. In fact, the tar-sands projects in Alberta produced about 46 million tons (41.9 megatonnes) of greenhouse gas emissions [PDF] over the whole year of 2009.

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