How Much Will Tar Sands Oil Add to Global Warming?- Scientific American
James Hansen, a climate scientist, urges policy makers to take an preventive action against the Keystone XL pipeline as it will bind North Americans to fossil-fuel energy for decades to come, leaving an increasingly large ecological footprint. The article examines the environmental impacts the oil industry has on North America and the world, as well as future prospects.
Source:Scientific American, a Division of Nature America, Inc.
Subject(s):Science, Geography, Economics, Environmental Studies, Global Studies,
Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Sustainable Development,
Grade: 9 10 11 12
Web Pages Used
No comments have been posted yet. You could be first!
Please login to post a comment.