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The tar sands

Syncrude and the politics of oil

by Lawrence Pratt

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Hurtig Publishers in Edmonton, Alta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oil sands -- Alberta -- Fort MacMurray region.,
  • Petroleum industry and trade -- Canada.,
  • Syncrude Canada Limited.,
  • Canada -- Politics and government -- 1945-,
  • Canada -- Economic policy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLarry Pratt
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD"9574"C24"S956
    The Physical Object
    Pagination197 p. :
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21165765M
    ISBN 100888300832
    LC Control Number76-369701

      Seeking new definitions of ecology in the tar sands of northern Alberta and searching for the sweetness of life in the face of planetary crises. Confounded by global warming and in search of an affirmative politics that links ecology with social change, Matt Hern and Am Johal set off on a series of road trips to the tar sands of northern Alberta—perhaps the world's largest industrial site The result is Ethical Oil: The Case for Canada’s Oil Sands (McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, ). Levant strips off much of the veneer of respectability from opponents of our Tar Sands oil production, but he also has one overwhelming point. Canada is now one of the world’s top oil producers mostly thanks to the Tar ://

      The tar sands has become a key front in the fight against climate change, and the fight for a better future, and it’s hard to overstate the importance of the struggles it has inspired. ~ Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben Tar sands “development” comes with an enormous environmental and human cost. But tar sands opponents— The book coincides with another hard-hitting look at the tar sands in the March issue of National magazine devotes 24 pages to the topic, including some stunning of them

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