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Why the Tar Sands No Longer Make Economic Sense


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Why the Tar Sands No Longer Make Economic Sense

Jeff Rubin

Lost in the political fallout from President Barack Obama’s decision to once and for all reject Keystone XL is the fact that there is no longer an economic context for the pipeline. For that matter, the same can be said for any of the other proposed pipelines that would service the planned massive expansion of production from Alberta’s oil sands.


#2

Our survival depends on limiting atmospheric concentration of CO2 to 350 ppm, not the 450 figure touted by the IEA, who seems to need to believe there is a future for the fossil fuel industry.