posts from: tar sands
Feb 21, 2014
Have you heard the one about the United States producing oil from tar sands? Some joke, huh?
May 20, 2013
What rhymes with Keystone XL and petroleum coke?
Apr 4, 2013
Officials at TransCanada insist that their proposed Keystone XL pipeline is environmentally safe. Current events suggest otherwise.
Jan 30, 2013
President Obama will soon have to decide whether he will be the “all of the above” president or the “respond to climate change” president.
Mar 26, 2012
How large? Some say really large, for *peat’s* sake.
Jan 20, 2012
Separating the substance from the rhetoric and symbolism.
Jan 5, 2012
Welcome back to a new year. Here’s a look at a few recent environmental happenings.
Sep 6, 2011
A tactical retreat or an abdication?
Jul 26, 2011
Hillary Clinton is in the tar sands hot seat. Is she asking the right questions?
Feb 20, 2009
Yesterday President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Harper talked about Canadian tar sands. They spoke of them euphemistically, calling them “oil sands.” Now, politicians choose words wisely – perhaps they employed the term to make tar-sand oil seem less egregious? PC talk fixes nothing.