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Must-See Video On The True Cost of Tar Sands

What does environmental devastation actually look like? At TEDxVictoria, photographer Garth Lenz shares shocking photos of the Alberta Tar Sands mining project — and the beautiful (and vital) ecosystems under threat.
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Revealed: Europe's plan to penalise Canada's tar sands goes Dutch

Revealed: Europe's plan to penalise Canada's tar sands goes Dutch | The Great Transition | Scoop.it
Damian Carrington: The Netherlands, home of oil giant Shell, puts forward a secret compromise to weaken the plan's impact on fuel from tar sands.

 

Worrying developments for the EU's Fuel Quality Directive or how sustainable business is still being put aside when it comes to the real bottom line.

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Confusing Climate Study Actually Makes Strong Case Against Tar Sands — If We Want To Avoid Catastrophic Global Warming

Confusing Climate Study Actually Makes Strong Case Against Tar Sands — If We Want To Avoid Catastrophic Global Warming | The Great Transition | Scoop.it

"In the world we must strive to achieve, however difficult or implausible it may seem today, there is no place for a major expansion of the tar sands."

 

Climate Progress' Joe Romm debunks some of the media coverage of the new Andrew Weaver study on tar sands.

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