Drilling For Oil In The Artic Pros And Cons

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Both sides brought up compelling arguments, on the advantages and dangers of drilling for oil in the artic. The side supporting drilling projects in the artic brought up that the artic has a significant amount of oil and oil is in large demand. They also explained that an alternative would be preferred but there is no alternative that can meet to demand of our advancing civilization. Furthermore they put out that drilling in the artic will influence Canada’s economy, it will relocate drilling operations from near civilizations, and the artic is not war torn, there are no diplomatic issues there. They concluded by saying oil will be used throughout our lifetime and the longer we wait the more urgent the situation will get increasing the chance

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