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Emissions from tar sands will dwarf carbon cuts in Canada

08 Aug 2011: Emissions from Tar Sands Will Dwarf Carbon Cuts in Canada Carbon dioxide emissions from the exploitation of Alberta’s tar sands will far outweigh emissions reductions in other sectors of Canada’s economy and will be a major contributor to the country missing As Alberta’s Tar Sands Boom, Foes Target Project’s Lifelines Exploiting North America’s largest oil deposit has destroyed vast stretches of Canadian forest. Now opponents are battling the Keystone XL pipeline , which would pass through environmentally sensitive lands as it moves the oil to market. READ THE e360 REPORT its 2020 targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report. Environment Canada, the country’s chief environmental agency, said that the tar sands development — which injects steam into thick oil deposits to produce oil — will produce 62 million metric tons of CO2 emissio...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/emissions_from_tar_sands_will...

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