29 Mar '15, 5am

@andrewbell123 your source had tar sands' GHG "only" 20% worse than conv oil. has conventional oil upstream GHG

@andrewbell123 your source had tar sands' GHG "only" 20% worse than conv oil. has conventional oil upstream GHG

American drivers burn approximately 400 million gallons of gasoline each day. Obviously, the gas in your tank comes from petroleum—a fossil fuel that is extracted from the earth and refined to produce fuels and myriad other products, from asphalt to plastics. As our supply of traditional oil shrinks, we’re beginning to tap “unconventional” sources of petroleum. These new sources may extend existing supplies, but likely will exact a higher environmental cost than conventional petroleum. As you know, gasoline pollutes when we burn it in our cars. What most of us don’t consider is that gasoline pollutes even before you put it in your tank. Extracting a barrel of crude oil, refining it into gasoline, and transporting that gasoline to end users is a process that consumes energy and emits pollution and greenhouse gases. A study by Argonne National Lab estimates that every gallon...

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