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Oil sands industry choosing dirtiest option for new projects by Barry Saxifrage
Data in the new emissions trends report reveals that the bitumen extraction method known as "steam-assisted gravity drainage" (SAGD) is both a rising star and a rising climate problem. The new data shows that SAGD has grown 22% more climate polluting per barrel in the last decade and is now nearly twice as climate polluting per barrel as mining bitumen. Not only is SAGD the industry's most climate-polluting production method, it is also the one industry is choosing for the vast majority of new projects. READ FULL ARTICLE...
1st November 2013 · by Barry Saxifrage · website