Tar Sands: Dirty oil and the Future of a Continent, Revised and Updated Edition [Audiobook] download free by Andrew Nikiforuk

Tar Sands: Dirty oil and the Future of a Continent, Revised and Updated Edition Audiobook download free by Andrew Nikiforuk
  • Listen audiobook: Tar Sands: Dirty oil and the Future of a Continent, Revised and Updated Edition
  • Author: Andrew Nikiforuk
  • Release date: 2010/4/12
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781553655558
  • Rating: 9.76 of 10
  • Votes: 177
  • Review by: Hanna Greenfield
  • Review rating: 8.42 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/30
  • Duration: 3H32M15S in 256 kbps (56 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-17
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, WAV, MPEG4, Vorbis, FLAC, WMA (compression RAR, JAR, ARC, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 280
  • Includes a PDF summary of 30 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 23M2S (6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Tar Sands critically examines the frenzied development in the Canadian tar sands and the far-reaching implications for all of North America. Bitumen, the sticky stuff that ancients used to glue the Tower of Babel together, is the world's most expensive hydrocarbon. This difficult-to-find resource has made Canada the number-one supplier of oil to the United States, and every major oil company now owns a lease in the Alberta tar sands. The region has become a global Deadwood, complete with rapturous engineers, cut-throat cocaine dealers, Muslim extremists, and a huge population of homeless individuals. In this award-winning book, a Canadian bestseller, journalist Andrew Nikiforuk exposes the disastrous environmental, social, and political costs of the tar sands, arguing forcefully for change. This updated edition includes new chapters on the most energy-inefficient tar sands projects (the steam plants), as well as new material on the controversial carbon cemeteries and nuclear proposals to accelerate bitumen production.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Environmental Economics, Environmental Science, Engineering & Technology, Fossil Fuel Technologies, Central Government Policies, Energy Industries & Utilities
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.99 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x216x17.78mm
  • Weight: 369g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Canada

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