Tag: oilsands

The Call to Shut Down Oilsands

The north of the Canadian province of Alberta is a fairly remote place, without much to offer.  That is, of course, apart from the oilsands, loose sands or partially consolidated sandstone that contains an extremely viscous form of petroleum, also known as “bitumen”.  Recently, however, over 100 Canadian and American researchers have signed a statement calling on Canada to end… Read more →