Oil Sands, Carbon Capture and the Keystone XL Verdict

New York Times: In the view of environmentalists, Canada’s oil sands operations are one of the biggest threats to the planet. The synthetic fuel they produce emits more carbon than almost any conventional fuel oil, and the mining in northern Alberta destroys vast sections of the boreal forest, which harbors many species of birds and other wildlife. But with the battle for approval of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline likely to return after the American presidential elections, the Canadian authorities and the......

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