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Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent

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"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 now owns a lease in the Alberta tar sands. The region has become a global Deadwood, complete with rapturous engineers, cut-throat ...

Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent 2010, Greystone Books

ISBN-13: 9781553655558

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Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent 2009, Greystone Books

ISBN-13: 9781553654070

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