Thursday, 11 February 2010

BP to Invest in Tar Sands?

This was for an article in Amelias Magazine...
read the full article here

"Tar Sands are petroleum-rich sands and soils found under the forests of Northern Canada. The methods used to extract this oil are extremely energy intensive and polluting. They include strip-mining, which will eventually destroy an area of forest bigger than the UK, and steam-drainage, which is ridiculously energy-intensive"