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New Ship Fuel Rules Could Sink Tar Sands

The law of unintended consequences may soon cause serious collateral damage to Alberta’s tar sands/oil sands ambitions, and the planned Trans Mountain and Keystone XL pipelines. 19 more words

Power and Politics in the Tar Sands

I’m no political scientist, but I have been following provincial/federal politics in this country for decades. Just for fun, I’m rereading Larry Pratt’s 1976 book… 231 more words

Commentary

Shipping to New Mexico: Shell eyes new system

By Jody MacPherson
Staff Writer
Fort McMurray Express, May 14, 1986

Shell Canada Limited will soon begin testing a new method of extracting bitumen from the tar sands. 180 more words

Environment

New Ship Fuel Rules Could Sink Tar Sands

The law of unintended consequences may soon cause serious collateral damage to Alberta’s tar sands/oil sands ambitions, and the planned Trans Mountain and Keystone XL pipelines. 19 more words

Largest boreal forest reserve in the world established next to Canada’s oil sands

Everyone knows the bad numbers about Canada’s oil sands; they’ve heard all the horror stories and “carbon bomb” analogies whether they are all true or not. 471 more words

Industrial Energy

Interview with journalist Paul McKay about pipeline economics in Canada

https://earthgauge.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/paulmckay-part1-forair.mp3
https://earthgauge.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/paulmckay-part2-forair.mp3

Time and time again, we hear from politicians that we need more pipelines to get Alberta’s oil to new markets. But Paul Mckay, an award-winning journalist who has looked at this issue closely, … 101 more words

Podcasts

Warrior Up! Rally on land & sea vs. Kinder Morgan May 20 in Seattle

The Kinder Morgan pipeline project can and must be stopped! Tar sands are one of the biggest climate threats we face, and Houston-based Kinder Morgan is trying to build a massive new pipeline through British Columbia to export this oil. 123 more words

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