Alberta Tar Sands

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Getting to Zero

Canada Confronts Global Warming

In this book, long-time social and environmental activist Tony Clarke provides hard-to-find information and analysis about what Canada is and is not doing as of 2018 to get to zero emissions. He … 248 View

Tar Sands Showdown

Canada and the New Politics of Oil in an Age of Climate Change

Canada’s oil patch is booming. The Alberta tar sands have become the next big oil source for the United States, replacing Saudi Arabia. Within the next 15 years, Canada will be pumping four … 312 View

To Be A Water Protector

The Rise of the Wiindigoo Slayers

Winona LaDuke is a leader in cultural-based sustainable development strategies, renewable energy, sustainable food systems and Indigenous rights. Her new book, To Be a Water Protector: Rise of … 320 View
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Introduction

From: Getting to Zero

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Identifies how the 2016 wildfires in Fort McMurray should cause Canada to confront climate change. Discusses how oil sand production has increased and why this needs to change for Canada to … 7 $0.70 Add
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Introduction

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Preface

From: Tar Sands Showdown

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Outlines the author’s fascination with the tar sands, the three trips that he has taken to them, why the third trip was exponential different due to the changes in Canada, outlines the … 6 $0.60 Add
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Big Oil Takes Control

From: The Big Stall

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Analyzes the rise of neo-liberalism think tanks in Canada and their impact on energy policy through the 1970s and 1980s. Trudeau’s Keynesian interventions such as the NEP and Petro Canada … 18 $1.80 Add
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Crude Awakening

From: Tar Sands Showdown

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This chapter covers the early development of the tar sands with the following subsections: (a) black gold: the pioneers who developed the technology to extract oil from the tar sands; (b) land … 38 $3.80 Add
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Omaa Akiing: Here On Earth

From: To Be A Water Protector

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Winter Count – How to Be Better Ancestors – The Holy Land Is Here – The Month You Remember Me 17 $1.70 Add
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A Triple Crisis

From: Tar Sands Showdown

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This chapter discusses the convergence of three global and potentially deadly crises with implications for the development of the tar sands: (a) peak oil: the end of cheap, abundant supplies of … 38 $3.80 Add
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Relatives

From: To Be A Water Protector

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Seeds of Hope: Mino Gitigaaning – Omaakaakii: In Praise of Frogs – I Miss You – Free the Snake – How Do We Grieve the Death of a River? – Amazon Should Save the … 58 $5.80 Add
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Energy Superpower

From: Tar Sands Showdown

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This chapter concerns the promotion of Canada as “the world’s next energy superpower,” largely because of the development of the tar sands, with these themes: (a) corporate … 41 $4.10 Add
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Mni Wiconi

From: To Be A Water Protector

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From Buffalo to Black Snake – The Deep North – The Seventh Generation – The Rise of the Water Protector – The Siege at River’s Edge – The Art of Indigenous … 64 $6.40 Add
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Fuelling America

From: Tar Sands Showdown

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This chapter argues that the prime reason for the rapid development of the tar sands is to provide a secure source of oil supplies for the US. Its sections are (a) America’s oil addiction: … 41 $4.10 Add
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The Last Tar Sands Pipeline

From: To Be A Water Protector

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A Pipeline Runs Through It – Sandpiper Timeline – Not Minnesota Nice – Palisade: Let’s Be Good Neighbors – The Necessity Defense – Whispering Dirty Secrets: … 110 $11.00 Add
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Ecological Nightmare

From: Tar Sands Showdown

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This chapter discusses the multiple forms of environmental damage caused by the massive development of the tar sands for crude exports to the US: (a) global warming: the emergence of the tar … 41 $4.10 Add