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Earth Day Canada 2014

Feral: Rewilding the Land, the Sea and Human Life by George Monbiot. Penguin Canada 2013.

I recently started reading Feral by respected British writer and Guardian journalist George Monbiot. 931 more words

Environmental

Alberta's Tar Sands vs. Our Fresh Water. The most important 3 minutes you'll spend all week.

Animated sequences from the feature documentary H2Oil explain, in a nutshell, the issues and problems associated with oil/tar sands production in Canada.

Obama administration delays decision on Keystone XL pipeline

By David Lauter and Lisa Mascaro, April 18, 2014. Source: LA Times

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has delayed a decision on the controversial Keystone XL… 669 more words

Climate Change

'Dirty' Fuel needs to be replaced with something 'less smutty' - insists UN

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published a damning report on how ‘excessively crude’ oils are corrupting the young with their reliance on ‘salacious carbon-intensive’ fuels and lewd references to ‘fracking’. 182 more words

Flib News

Alberta investing in CCS for oil sands

Alberta investing in CCS for oil sands


by Daniel J. Graeber
Edmonton, Alberta (UPI) Apr 18, 2013

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Earth Watch Report

Shell’s Role in Tar Sands & Climate Change

WHAT ARE TAR SANDS? Because fossil fuels are a finite resource, petroleum companies are now resorting to more extreme forms of oil extraction, including tar sands, fracking, and Arctic exploration. 265 more words

Refineries