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Tar sands [electronic resource] : dirty oil and the future of a continent / Andrew Nikiforuk.

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  • ISBN: 9781553656272 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 155365627X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Edition: Rev. and updated.
  • Publisher: Vancouver [B.C.] : Greystone Books, 2010.

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General Note: Co-published by the David Suzuki Foundation.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Declaration of a political emergency -- 1. Canada's great reserve -- 2. It ain't oil -- 3. The vision of Herman Kahn -- 4. Highway to Hell -- 5. The water barons -- 6. The ponds -- 7. The fiction of reclamation -- 8. Dragons and pipelines -- 9. Carbon : a wedding and a funeral -- 10. Nukes for oil! -- 11. The money -- 12. The first law of petropolitics -- 13. Eighth wonder of the world -- 14. Tar age ahead -- Twelve steps to energy sanity -- Afterword -- Sources and further information -- Appendix I : North American oil pipelines -- Appendix II : GHG emissions from U.S. diesel fuel production -- Appendix III : The problem with steam plants -- Acknowledgements -- Index.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Oil sands industry > Environmental aspects > Canada.
Oil sands industry > Economic aspects > Canada.
Oil sands > Environmental aspects > Alberta > Fort McMurray Region.
Fort McMurray (Alta.) > Social conditions.
Genre: Electronic books.
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