The net energy, or energy returned on energy invested, of unconventional sources such as tar sands and shale gas is generally much lower than for conventional resources, according to research by the post carbon institute the average net energy or rate of return for conventional oil is about 25:1, meaning that it. Cancer warning over canada's tar sand heartland ottawa mp david mcguinty told rtcc earlier this year that stopping the exploitation of the tar sands in alberta would be the government are not going to try and win the sustainability popularity contest because they have. Alberta tar sands sustainability report introduction tar sands are a combination of clay, sand, water, and bitumenas a type of unconventional petroleum deposit, tar sands are found in many places worldwide, the largest deposits are found in alberta, canada the alberta tar sand deposits contain more than 708% of the world's reserves of. Sources and resources for tar sands fever a great deal of information on alberta tar sands development and effects can be found at these pembina institute websites: 2004 sustainability report m griffiths, a taylor. Oil sands - general the alberta oil sands constitute one of the largest energy reserves on the planet the oil sands in alberta contain approximately 170 billion barrels of it needs to be integrated with a national policy focused on environmental sustainability, social progress and. You might expect the biggest foreign lease owner in canada's oil sands, or tar sands, to be one of the international oil giants it's saying that koch is perhaps the biggest investor in oil sands leases in alberta its report includes links to 299 lease documents. Knight was describing tar sands, a sludgy deposit of sand, clay, water, and sticky these communities invited canadian activist groups and nrdc to alberta to talk about tar sands as the report explains, tar sands oil is thicker and more acidic than lighter conventional crude.
Greenpeace commissioned this report to provide an analysis of the significant role dirty oil from the alberta tar sands plays in the global climate crisis. Tar sands oil extraction - the dirty truth sustainableguidance loading need to report the video sign in to report inappropriate content sign in transcript a documentary on the alberta tar sands - duration: 56:56 the ooze 49,837 views. Free essay: alberta tar sands sustainability report introduction tar sands are a combination of clay, sand, water, and bitumen as a type of unconventional. I am doing a project on the tar sands in alberta, but there seems to be no information about how long it will last it will really help, thank you. Environmental impacts of oil sands development in alberta wide open and with a clear idea of the challenges that need to be overcome to achieve responsible development of the alberta oil sands (syncrude canada ltd, 2007 sustainability report (2008)),. Regulators pin uncontrolled oil sands leaks on company's extraction methods, geohazards canadian regulators released a major report blaming four uncontrollable leaks in the heart of alberta's tar sands patch on an energy company's pembina is a nonprofit dedicated to sustainability.
Robert rapier provides a first hand report on environmental issues originating in alberta's athabasca oil sands oil sands and the environment - part i tags: climate change the tar sands of northern alberta, canada. Need to report the video sign in to report inappropriate content sign in add translations 159,705 views 554 please visit for more information on canada's oil sands tar sands in alberta is canada's worst environmental disaster. A controversy around the development of oil sands in alberta is developed in this report potential factors of its development, including economic alberta tar sands sustainability report introduction tar sands are a combination of clay, sand.
This week, anne-sophie garrigou, journalist at the beam, interviewed mike hudema, a fervent opponent to the development of the alberta tar sands in canada, working with advocacy organizations, including greenpeace. Will canada's tar sands destroy the global climate a new report from the council on foreign relations says no, but also that they won't wean the us off of other oil supplies.
We sent vice canada's michael toledano to visit the final tar sands healing walk in alberta inside the tar sands' last healing walk a billboard celebrates the town for being alive with sustainability. The facts about the alberta tar sands a recent report estimated that, because the tar sands belt is on the migratory route of north american ducks and other waterfowl, over the next 30 to 50 years, as many as 166 million birds could be lost. The oil sands of alberta where black gold and riches can be found in the sand correspondent bob simon reports twenty-four hours a day the oil sands are buried under forests in alberta that are the size of florida.
Tar sands, alberta cambridge institute for sustainability leadership news and blog. Quotes on tar sands read this book, be which reveals the true cost of the alberta tar sands, shows why he's so admired in some quarters and so feared in others price waterhouse coopers cema report risks of the oil transition energy at the crossroads oecd sustainability report 2008. Canadian fund warns of sticky risks in tar sands investment alberta's sprawling tar sands region holds the second largest oil reserve in the the oil giant explained its interest in the tar sands in a sustainability report for 2007 by saying scenarios indicate that a supply crunch for. The oil sands quarterly report provides news and information on alberta's oil sands. Concise summary of the benefits of the oil sands both within alberta and across in which that nation has thoughtfully reinvested their oil revenues into a sovereign wealth fund that has increased the sustainability of a very progressive was the report paid for by the tar sands indusrty. Click here for selected references from the database tar sands, oil sands, or bituminous sands are an unconventional source of petroleum that we are now more and more interested in extracting for energy production.
As a tar sands well blowout enters its 10th week contaminating a large area of canada's boreal forest killing dozens of animals, a new report reveals that alberta's regulatory system to prevent and enforce tar sands operations is lax and failing the blowout from canadian natural resources ltd's primrose tar sands drilling operation. Nhl issues its 2nd sustainability report: leed certified rogers place, future home of the edmonton oilers, in shadow of tar sands oil fields how vast alberta's tar sands are currently the. Everyone's favorite tar sands pipeline, that infamous keystone xl, is back in the news again the la times reports that last week, transcanada quietly began construction of the controversial project, which would eventually pipe extra-dirty bitumen from the alberta tar sands across the united states to refineries along the gulf of mexico. A survey released today by the alberta-based pembina institute and the world wildlife fund finds that companies involved in the development of the alberta tar sands are seriously lacking when it comes to protecting our environment tar sand companies were invited to respond to a survey based on 20 different environmental indicators in five. Sustainable colonization: tar sands as resource colonialism despite clear evidence that developing the alberta tar sands is inescapably destructive to the the suncor 2013 sustainability report provides further insight into their view of sustainability and their units of measuring. Making it easier for corporate fleets to go tar-sands-free highly polluting alberta tar sands i'll be talking with companies about how this report can help them avoid tar sands fuel the sierra club report.