Category Archives: Tar Sands

Power Unplugged in China

(February 21, 2008) What is going on in China’s electricity sector? A month ago, power failures during China’s coldest, snowiest winter in decades left millions without heat or running water. Continue reading

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Pinning hopes on the tar sand

(July 25, 2004) Fort McMurray, Alta. — The odds are good, and growing better, that your next tank of gas is mixed up in the sticky black sand of a monster truck pounding along the banks of the Athabasca River. Continue reading

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