Click to watch video by Sustainable Guidance Canada Now Largest Supplier of Oil to US
Most of us don’t know that for the last 7 years, Canada has been the largest supplier of oil to the U.S. But obtaining oil from Canada’s tar sands comes at a high price. Making liquid fuels from oil sands requires energy for steam injection and refining. This process generates two to four times the amount of gases per barrel of final product as [...]
U.S. CARBON EMISSIONS PLUNGE SEVEN PERCENT SINCE 2007 New trend triggered by drop in coal and oil use
Lester Brown, president of the Earth Policy Institute, will report that declining coal and gasoline use have cut U.S. carbon emissions by seven percent, during a teleconference with reporters next Wednesday, November 2 at 10:00 AM CDT.
Between 2007 and 2011, carbon emissions from coal use in the United States dropped by 10 percent [...]
Part II: From the Holler to the Hood – Stories of Oppression
Larry Gibson, Keeper of the Mountains, is coming to Chicago!
January 24, 2011 Loyola University, Lakeshore Campus 6525 North Sheridan Road, Chicago Crown Center Auditorium 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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Join Eco-Justice Collaborative at Loyola to welcome Larry Gibson as he talks about mountaintop [...]
Noted Energy Consultant and Financial Analyst Nicole Foss to Speak in Rogers Park
January 19, 2011 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
United Church of Rogers Park 1545 W. Morse Ave., Chicago
Free Parking in lot at Ashland and Morse Suggested donation: $20 to defray costs (no one will be turned away)
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We live in a world that runs on oil. And oil prices are rising again. In fact, analysts [...]
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What Oil-Dependent Economies Bring …
In the Gulf of Mexico, the black tide from the Deepwater Horizon accident continues to grow, as do concerns for marine life and gulf coast residents and their livelihood. The cost, liability and environmental hazards associated with oil extraction in our oceans ought to be enough to say STOP!!
While we look on with horror as the gushing oil makes its way into the gulf [...]