Responsible Oilsands Development- Pembina Institute
Pembina's opinion/position on the oil sands in general and what the Alberta and Canadian governments need to promote truly responsible development.
- A list of key facts related to the environmental impacts of oil sands development and the ongoing challenges industry faces in improving environmental performance. Includes slideshow and text on: Climate and Air, Water, Tailings, Land and Wildlife, and Economics.
- Pembina has quantified a number of metrics of oil sands production on a per-barrel basis, including land disturbance, air emissions, water use, greenhouse gas emissions, and tailings production. This provides a comprehensive assessment of current and potential future impacts based on approved projects as well as growth projections.
Subject(s):Geography, Economics, Environmental Studies, Law, Environmental Science,
Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Sustainable Development, Water Issues,
Level:Intermediate / MiddleSecondary
Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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