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Tar Sands Carbon Footprint

EU Scraps Plan To Label Canada's Tar Sands As Highly Polluting

Reuters | Posted 12.07.2014 | Green

By Barbara Lewis and Scott Haggett BRUSSELS/CALGARY, Oct 7 (Reuters) - A European Union plan to label Canadian tar sands oil as highly...

The Carbon Footprint of Oil Sands Oil

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.26.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

There was another aspect of the oil-sands debate that might have missed the headlines but remains a hot topic in the scientific community: is the carbon footprint of oil sands larger than that of conventional oil? And if so, by how much?