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'Ethical pollution'? Greenhouse gas emissions from Canada tar sands up 27% from 2003 to 2008 #cdnpoli #ClimateChange

'Ethical pollution'? Greenhouse gas emissions from Canada tar sands up 27% from 2003 to 2008 #cdnpoli #ClimateChange

Fluctuations in emissions levels since 2003 are due primarily to changes in the mix of sources used for electricity production (coal use varied with the availability of hydro and nuclear generation); changing emissions from fossil fuel production (as a result of the level of petroleum extraction activities); and varying demand for heating fuels for winters. Large increases in areas such as Transportation and Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction were offset by declines in Industrial Processes and Manufacturing Industries, as well as combustion emissions from both the Electricity and Heat Generation, and Commercial and Institutional subsectors. The following are further details on the short-term trends and comparisons (refer also to

Full article: http://www.ec.gc.ca/ges-ghg/default.asp?lang=En&n=0590640B-1

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