05 Oct '11, 4pm

Europe could ban oil from tar sands and other ‘dirty’ sources #alberta #tarsands

05 Oct 2011: European Commission Could Ban Oil From Tar Sands and Other ‘Dirty’ Sources The European Union says crude oil extracted from Alberta’s tar sands should be ranked as a dirtier fuel source than oil tapped from conventional oil wells , a move that could effectively ban the import of the controversial oil. The European Commission endorsed a measure that would essentially rate fossil fuels High-Risk Energy Boom Sweeps Across North America Energy companies are rushing to develop unconventional sources of oil and gas. So far, Keith Schneider writes, the government has shown little concern for the environmental consequences. READ THE e360 REPORT based on the CO2 emited during extraction, refining, and combustion. The EU has proposed that tar sands oil be ascribed a greenhouse gas value of 107 grams per megajoule of fuel, compared with 87.5 grams for ordinary crude oil....

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

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