Monthly Archives: December 2013

Tar Sands World for the week (December 10, 2013)

Tar Sands World for the week (December 10, 2013)

 

CNN ran a story, written elsewhere, detailing the long term energy from shale goals coming out of Estonia. Estonia, a country and region you might as well get used to reading me raise the alarm over so far as extreme energy plays, produces more electricity from oil shale pyrolysis that it currently consumes. Problem, of course, is that this energy development is dirtier than coal, never mind tar sands.

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Tar Sands for the week (December 3, 2013).

When Stratfor and the very weak “power point” presentation was summed up over at “Inside Climate News” the mere existence of it was seen as illustrative of over-all success in tar sands campaigning. In so far as it points to tar sands organizers as a threat from the point of view of companies like Suncor, who apparently shelled out 10 grand for it to be produced, it shows effectiveness. But how is this news?

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