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Journey to the tar sands

Journey to the tar sands

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Published by J. Lorimer Publishers in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sierra Youth Coalition,
  • Coalition jeunesses Sierra,
  • Oil sands -- Environmental aspects -- Alberta,
  • Oil sands -- Alberta,
  • Bicycle touring -- Alberta,
  • Sables bitumineux -- Aspect de l"environnement -- Alberta,
  • Sables bitumineux -- Alberta,
  • Cyclotourisme -- Alberta,
  • Alberta -- Description and travel,
  • Alberta -- Descriptions et voyages

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJeh Custer ... [et al.] ; editorial coordination by Tim Murphy, [foreword by Elizabeth May and Maude Barlow].
    ContributionsMurphy, Tim., Custer, Jeh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD195.P4 J684 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23192986M
    ISBN 101552770397
    ISBN 109781552770399
    LC Control Number2009286592

    Reviews [A Line in the Tar Sands is] the finest to date on the tar sands. – UnderCurrents: Journal of Critical Environmental Studies. From Indigenous people’s sharing of prophecy, to locking downs and blockades, from marches to hip hop tours, from horseback rides to hunger strikes, and from mass arrests in front of the White House and Parliament to court battles, A Line in the Tar Sands. "The Book of Sand" (Spanish: El libro de arena) is a short story by Argentine writer Jorge Luis has parallels to the same author's story "The Zahir" (revised in ), continuing the theme of self-reference and attempting to abandon the terribly infinite.

      The Pacific Climate Warriors traveled half way across the world to bear witness to one of the dirtiest fossil fuel projects in the world: the Canadian tar sands. This new book is an important educational tool for anyone in the petroleum industry--whether upstream, downstream, or pipeline--who would like to learn the fundamentals of the most commonly known unconventional oils: oil sands, heavy oil, and s: 3.

      The “Raise a Paddle” film documents the journey of Pacific Islanders to the Canadian tar sands last month. It tells the beautiful, heartbreaking stories of the Pacific Climate Warriors who stand to lose everything as a result of catastrophic climate change – but remain committed to the fight for a . Edited by Toban Black, Stephen D'Arcy, Tony Weis, and Joshua Kahn Russell "The tar sands constitute the largest industrial project on Earth, and represent the stranglehold the fossil fuel industry has over our communities and the very future.


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Journey to the Tar Sands (Lorimer Illustrated History) [Tim Murphy, Elizabeth May, Maude Barlow] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In Augusta group of nineteen young environmentalists set out by bike from Alberta's southern boundary to learn the truth about the tar sands and what they mean for people and the environment.

Journey to the Tar Sands - Nineteen young environmentalists go on an Alberta road trip to learn the truth about tar sands development.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: 96 p.: col. ill., col. maps ; 23 cm. Contents: Foreword / Elizabeth May, Maude Barlow --An idea takes shape --Week one: Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park to Bragg Creek --Week two: Calgary to Edmonton --Week three: Fort Saskatchewan to Fort McKay --At road's end --Afterword: standing at.

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In Augusta group of nineteen young environmentalists set out by bike from Alberta's southern boundary to learn the truth about the tar sands and what they mean for people and the environment. Nikiforuk writes an excellent background book of the disaster that is the so-called tar sands debacle in Alberta Canada.

These tar sands had been known for centuries, early Indigenous travelers used this tar like material to repair their canoes/5(16).

“The most important stories in the tar sands struggle are hidden by the media. This revelatory book tells of Canadian duplicity, Chinese capital, migrant workers, healing ceremonies, movement reflection and strategy, EU lobbying, the contradictions of NGO politics, Indigenous activism, and much s: 2.

So in Septemberhe strapped on his backpack, stuck out his thumb on the interstate just north of Denver, and hitchhiked 1, miles to the Alberta tar sands. Once there, he turned around and began his 1,mile trek to the XL’s endpoint on the Gulf Coast of Texas, a journey he Journey to the tar sands book complete entirely on foot, walking almost exclusively across private property.

In this hard-hitting book, journalist Andrew Nikiforuk exposes the disastrous environmental, social, and political costs of the tar sands and argues forcefully for change. A Line in the Tar Sands Toban Black,Stephen D'Arcy,Tony Weis — Political Science. Tar sands “development” comes with an enormous environmental and human cost.

But tar The fight over the tar sands in North America is among the epic environmental and social justice battles of our time, and one of the first that has managed to marry quite explicitly concern for frontline communities and immediate local hazards with fear for /5(5).

Global Warming and the Sweetness of Life: A Tar Sands Tale by Matt Hern (Author), Am Johal (Author), and Joe Sacco (Illustrator) Authors Hern and Johal embark on a road trip from socially liberal and consciously “green” Vancouver to the tar sands of.

Winner of the prestigious Rachel Carson Environment Book Award. “Andrew Nikiforuk's Tar Sands is, in essence, a revolting, blush-making case for Canada to develop integrated energy and environmental regulation suitable for the post-carbon age.”—Globe & Mail.

Newly updated, Andrew Nikiforuk's Tar Sands is a critical exposé of the world's largest energy project—the Alberta oil sands.

Praise for A Line in the Tar Sands “Avoiding ‘game over for climate’ requires drawing a line in the tar sands sludge. A Line in the Tar Sands makes clear why and how this tar sands quagmire could be the beginning of the end for the mighty fossil fuel industry.” ~ Dr.

James Hansen, NASA. I knew the Tar Sands had a high environmental cost but what this book shows really well is the other costs. First interesting thing I learned is that the Alberta government and the oil industry intentionally call the tar sands, oil sands, even though the substance coming out of the ground is like asphalt and not oil at all/5(35).

Water is Life A digital journey to the Tar Sands Healing Walk September 9, The Largest Deposit is a story about discovery and exploration into the darker side of resource extraction, told through the eyes of two keen youth and aspiring filmmakers, Neelam Khare and Peggy Lam.

Maureen and I tailed the river to Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada where she is used by the tar sands industry for its mining operation in the world’s last remaining “oil” field.

Second only to Saudi Arabia, the region is said to contain up to trillion barrels of “oil,” but to get at it entails destroying an ecosystem and an. In Maya group of Pacific Islanders travelled half way across the world to visit the Canadian tar sands.

Justin Trudeau’s recently approved pipelines will unleash catastrophic climate. For this reason, it is imperative that people arm themselves with the truth, and the new book, A Line in the Tar Sands (PM Press ) will help anybody who wants to learn figure out the keys to unlocking the problems of the tar sands and different strategies and tactics activists have used to achieve some degree of success.

The essay collection A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice is variously a manual, a call to action, and a series of first-hand accounts of a movement. While the struggle over mining the Alberta tar sands – described repeatedly in the book as the largest industrial project in the world – is one of the most frequently covered stories in this country (especially if.

As we make our way towards Fort McMurray, a tar sands boomtown in Northern Alberta, I watch the dense boreal forest zoom by. This journey to the tar sands has been two years in the making.

Sitting. About the Tar Sands Songbook. An illuminating work of documentary theater, the Tar Sands Songbook asks us to consider our personal relationships to oil. Creator Tanya Kalmanovitch knows these relationships all too well. Born in Fort McMurray, Canada, near the site of the Athabasca Oil Sands, the world’s largest bitumen reservoir, she made her.

About people travelled to the Tar Sands not only to heal the land, but also to symbolically walk together and unite them selves along this difficult journey.

As Winona Laduke said on the previous day, we need to pace ourselves because this struggle is ‘not like finishing a term paper’, there will always be more to learn and more to do.The Pacific Climate Warriors are preparing for a journey through the tar sands.

Follow along this powerful experience. #RaiseAPaddle To follow this.One man's journey hiking the then-proposed path of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, from the Alberta tar sands of Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.