There is a nationwide effort from Harper’s Conservative government and Big Oil to try to make the case that tar sands oil is not so bad for the environment. Together they are spending millions of dollars to try to greenwash the tar sands. However as pointed out in this Environmental Defense “reality check” The tar sands industry is wasting and polluting vast quantities of water.
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The Tar Sands Have Higher Emissions Profiles than Previously Thought
Increases in Tar Sands Production Will Lock-in the Worst Impacts of Climate Change
The Tar Sands and IEA’s Three Climate Change Scenarios
Scientists and Activists Hold US Press Conference on Conservatives’ Tar Sands Agenda
Canadian Energy Espionage in Support of the Tar Sands
Video – The Tar Sands Give Canada the Worst Climate Record in the Western World
Leading Canadian Economist to Tell Europeans about the Climate Impacts of the Tar Sands
Climate Scientists’ Urge Canadian Minister to Back-off Expanded Fossil Fuel Production
Canada to Fight EU Proposal Labeling Tar Sands as Dirty
Neil Young Compares Canada’s Tar Sands to Hiroshima
Unstoppable Oil Leak at a Tar Sands Production Site in Alberta
Tar Sands Reality Check Counters Misinformation
Canada is a Dirty Energy Superpower
Canadian Conservative’s Support for Dirty Energy