Oil sands emit more than entire countries - Macleans.ca
 

Oil sands emit more than entire countries

Will soon produce more greenhouse gas than all the world’s volcanoes combined


 

Just days after the premiers of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan agreed in Calgary to join forces on carbon capture and storage technology, appears journalist Andrew Nikiforuk’s Greenpeace-commissioned report, “Dirty: How the Tarsands Are Fuelling Global Climate Change.” Its findings are stunning: that the oil sands produce more greenhouse gases than some European countries, and that they will produce more than the world’s volcanoes combined in 11 years should development continue apace.

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