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Tar Sands Network: TransCanada’s Pipelines

Tar Sands Network

The tar sands network is growing, and yet another pipeline company has put forward a proposal to get Alberta’s dirty and dangerous crude to the ocean, so it can be shipped overseas in supertankers. Tar sands network As TransCanada awaits the less-than-certain fate of the Keystone XL pipeline, it has devised a new plan to […]

Coal Carbon Capture Feasibility

coal carbon capture

For decades, debate has raged regarding the merits of removing carbon from the atmosphere in order to mitigate climate change. Groups supporting coal-fired power plants have held up carbon capture as a justification for their massive contribution to greenhouse gas emissions.1 They have also found support from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) who […]

What is the problem with Alberta sands?

What is the problem with Alberta Sands

It is known as Canada’s “dirty oil” but what is the actual problem with Alberta sands1? Oil sands projects extract and transport oil in a hugely environmentally detrimental way which is unmatched across the world. In this article we will explore the specific problems that subsequently mark Alberta sands as an environmental disaster. The oil […]

How much does CO2 capture cost

CO2 capture cost

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is hailed as a miracle solution to combat climate change by the fossil fuel industry – a move that allows the industry to continue burning fossil fuels. The technology aims to capture emissions caused by the burning of fossil fuels before it’s released into the atmosphere. However, it is shockingly […]

Causes of Cutting Trees

causes of cutting trees

It is a widely known fact that every year a considerable number of trees are cut down around the world1. But what are the causes of cutting trees? Where does that happen in the world? What unwanted effects does it have? Tree-cutting is a major part of many industrial and agricultural practices. From 1990 to […]