20 Aug '11, 5pm

Hard to understand destructive nature of tar sands oil w/o photos. See here: #noKXL #tarsandsaction

Hard to understand destructive nature of tar sands oil w/o photos. See here: #noKXL #tarsandsaction

We have written many posts about the evil that is the Alberta oil sands, how it is stupid to the last drop, and how it is the highway to hell. Now the Globe and Mail is running a week-long special report on it, including a photo essay by TreeHugger favorite Edward Burtynsky. For once they have dropped their stupid pay-per-view fence so that we can link to it. Burtynsky photographs are usually shown as huge prints; The Globe has put them in a tiny window with strange software but they are still amazing. ::Globe and Mail Notwithstanding the fact that it is an environmental disaster, nothing is going to change in Alberta soon. The Globe writes: The value and importance of the oil sands will make that much harder the choices that Albertans and all Canadians suddenly face. Canada has now become a major-league merchant of one of the most desirable – and dirtiest – sources of ene...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/01/_we_have_writte.php

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