2 edition of Symposium on Tar Sands found in the catalog.
Symposium on Tar Sands
Symposium on Tar Sands (1976 Toronto, Ont.)
|Contributions||Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Toronto, Ont., 1976.|
|LC Classifications||TN863 .S95 1976|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ca. 300 p. :|
|Number of Pages||300|
|LC Control Number||79322447|
Tar sands oil production has been a big deal in the EU-Canada FTA negotiations. This AP story has me thinking that NAFTA might be dragged in to this issue: Beneath the lush, green hills of eastern Utah's Uinta Basin, where elk, bear and bison outnumber people, the soil is saturated with a sticky tar that may soon provide a new domestic source of petroleum for the United States. Below is a compilation of fact sheets, information resources and action items from environmental groups, governments and other groups surrounding the Keystone XL pipeline and the Canadian tar sands. Please contact us or comment below if you know of additional resources we should add to this page. - Coalition organizing the White House protest and a 10,+ .
An Updated Look at What Keystone XL and Alberta Tar Sands Mean for the Climate Posted on 8 February by dana We have twice previously examined the various environmental (including climate) impacts of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport oil from the Alberta tar sands in Canada to American refineries at the Gulf of Mexico, where it would then be distributed. Tar Sands Action. 29, likes 25 talking about this. Sustained civil disobedience to stop the expansion of the Canadian tarsands and Keystone XL.
Series: Studies in Environmental Science Studies in Environmental Science encompasses a broad range of topics within the field of environmental science and technology. Some of the topics that have been covered are air pollution, waste management, energy, the marine environment, pesticides, environmental biotechnology, radioecology and climate. from tar sands to oil sands to define and to describe the Alber-ta deposits. Based upon the physical appearance of the soft-ened oil sands seeping into the river, while not understanding its chemical composition, tar-sands became the first term to be universally accepted. Today, those opposing the industry use this term as a pejo-.
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Get this from a library. Symposium on Tar Sands: 26th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Toronto, Ontario, October “The most important stories in the tar sands struggle are hidden by the media.
This revelatory book tells of Canadian duplicity, Chinese capital, migrant workers, healing ceremonies, movement reflection and strategy, EU lobbying, the contradictions of NGO politics, Indigenous activism, and much more/5(2). Tar Sands critically examines the frenzied development in the Canadian tar sands and the far-reaching implications for all of North America.
Bitumen, the sticky stuff that ancients used to glue the Tower of Babel together, is the world’s most expensive hydrocarbon.
This difficult-to-find resource has made Canada the number-one supplier of oil to the United States, and every major oil company /5(16). About the Tar Sands Songbook. An illuminating work of documentary theater, the Tar Sands Songbook asks us to consider our personal relationships to oil.
Creator Tanya Kalmanovitch knows these relationships all too well. Born in Fort McMurray, Canada, near the site of the Athabasca Oil Sands, the world’s largest bitumen reservoir, she made her. I knew the Tar Sands had a high environmental cost but what this book shows really well is Symposium on Tar Sands book other costs.
First interesting thing I learned is that the Alberta government and the oil industry intentionally call the tar sands, oil sands, even though the substance coming out of the ground is like asphalt and not oil at all/5.
Andrew Nikiforuk is an award-winning Canadian journalist who has been writing about the oil and gas industry for more than two decades. He is the author of multiple non-fiction books, including Tar Sands, winner of the prestigious Rachel Carson Environment Book Award, Saboteurs, winner of Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Award for s: Tar sands “development” comes with an enormous environmental and human cost.
But tar The fight over the tar sands in North America is among the epic environmental and social justice battles of our time, and one of the first that has managed to marry quite explicitly concern for frontline communities and immediate local hazards with fear for /5(5).
Book Review: A Line in the Tar Sands. by Sasha / Earth First. Newswire. So it appears that activists may have defeated the Keystone XL (except for the southern part). This is great news, because it puts a dent in the Alberta tar sands.
Tar sand, also called bituminous sand, deposit of loose sand or partially consolidated sandstone that is saturated with highly viscous recovered from tar sands is commonly referred to as synthetic crude and is a potentially significant form of fossil fuel.
A brief treatment of tar sands follows. For full treatment, see heavy oils and tar sands. Independent Bookstore in Providence Rhode Island.
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WE BUY BOOKS. Open 10am daily. Oil sands, tar sands, crude bitumen, or more technically bituminous sands, are a type of unconventional petroleum sands are either loose sands or partially consolidated sandstone containing a naturally occurring mixture of sand, clay, and water, soaked with a dense and extremely viscous form of petroleum technically referred to as bitumen.
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The Dirty Fight Over Canadian Tar Sands Oil Dredging up oil from under Canada’s boreal forest and piping it through the United States is a lose-lose. Reviews [A Line in the Tar Sands is] the finest to date on the tar sands. – UnderCurrents: Journal of Critical Environmental Studies.
From Indigenous people’s sharing of prophecy, to locking downs and blockades, from marches to hip hop tours, from horseback rides to hunger strikes, and from mass arrests in front of the White House and Parliament to court battles, A Line in the Tar Sands.
Tar sands mines use barrels of freshwater for every barrel of tar sands produced. Companies get the water from the Athabasca River—one of. The top layer of muskeg and earth (right), and the underlying tar sands (left) after the removal of the muskeg, at the Syncrude tar sands operations near.
Second Eastern Unconventional Oil and Gas Symposium scheduled for May 7–8, Examples include organic-rich shales, tight sandstones, and tar sands. The Kentucky Geological Survey and the Center for Applied Energy Research are co-sponsoring the second Unconventional Oil and Gas gathering. The first in the symposium series, held in.
Tar sands alone (–). We found (with less certainty) that the EROI for tar sands has been around sincewith only a slight increasing trend.
My comment: Later on in this paper it states only mined tar sand EROI was calculated (not in situ). Brandt  found that mined oil sands have the highest EROI of to 6. To call this book a polemic is a compliment." Margaret MacMillan, author of Paris "Andrew Nikiforuk is one of the most astute, relentless and original writers of his generation.
This book, which reveals the true cost of the Alberta tar sands, shows why he's so admired in some quarters and so feared in others.". The Fischer assay is a standardized laboratory test for determining the oil yield from oil shale to be expected from a conventional shale oil extraction.A gram oil shale sample crushed to.
“Swesif”, Sweden’s Forum for Sustainable Investment, had invited me to a symposium on "Tar sands – an ethical pitfall?" The reason for the discussion on tar sands is that Norway’s Statoil is going to invest huge amounts into the tar sands and Swedish pension funds are investors in Statoil.
My task was to describe the role of Canada’s tar sands in the global energy system and to.The Tar Sands Songbook is brought to us by Tanya Kalmanovitch with accompaniment by Andrew Boudreau. Following the performance, Tanya Kalmanovitch will hold a discussion period about the relationship to oil and Tar Sands, as well as about the piece itself and her own personal experience.Tar Sands Blockade.
63, likes 33 talking about this. Taking nonviolent direct action to stop the expansion of Canadian tar sands and the Keystone XL pipeline.