21 Jul '11, 5pm

How do we stop the insanely destructive #TarSands? Join live chat w/@billmckibben & @kate_sheppard tmrw #350ppm

The web chat will begin here are 12.00 EDT/10.00 PDT/ 17.00 GMT on August 2nd. Register here About the tar sands and Keystone XL TransCanada, one of the largest companies involved in tar sands exploration, has proposed a 1,661 mile, 36-inch extension of the newly built Keystone Pipeline from Alberta, Canada to Texas in the United States. This would expand the capacity for refining oil produced from the Alberta tar sands by approximately one million barrels per day. Greenhouse gas emissions from the tar sands are higher than those emitted from conventional oil due to the energy intensive extraction process. The extraction process is also highly costly in terms of natural gas and water usage, resulting in a legacy of huge tailing ponds of contaminated water. In addition the development of the tar sands is resulting in an attack on the lifestyle of indigenous populations in t...

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