tar sands

Is Oil from the Alberta Tar Sands a Sticky Environmental Issue?

Many people in Canada, including David Schindler, a respected environmental scientist at the University of Alberta, have for many years questioned the government sponsored environmental monitoring data of the oil sands as being inadequate.

The Tar Sands and the Future of Alberta

The rapid development of the tar sands has changed the nation and made most of Alberta a suburb of Fort McMurray.

Oil Sands and Environmental Management

Our newspapers are full of stories that the development of the oil sands is forging ahead without regard to the environmental impact on the immediate area or the consequences to the world as a whole.

Energy, Environment and the Economy - Discovering Alberta''s Future

Shrinking reserves of oil and gas, shifts in the geopolitical landscape, and mounting environmental concerns all test our ability to meet the growing demand for energy.