Category Archives: Fossil Energy

Oil, coal, gas have been our main source of energy in the last century, and they still are today. But all this wealth comes at a price.

Can we save Canada’s wilderness from human exploitation? [w/video]

Canada’s hidden natural treasures are under threat. Tar sands developments in the Alberta region are already causing a devastating impact on the local environment, which many of us will have already witnessed through dramatic pictures of barren landscapes and polluted … Continue reading

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Biggest ice island in years breaks off Greenland’s glacier

The biggest block of arctic freshwater ice since 1962 has broken off Petermann glacier, in Greenland. Andreas Muenchow, a researcher from University of Delaware, reported that an “ice island” four times the size of Manhattan was born in the early … Continue reading

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Oil: the pulse of our society

All hail oil! Make no mistake, whatever progress humanity has managed to pull in the last 50 years or so is due to the abundance and widespread availability of black gold. No such things as mass transport, building, Information Technology, … Continue reading

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BP posts $17bn loss, CEO Tony Hayward quits

Tony Hayward, Chief Executive Officer of BP is to be replaced by Bob Dudley, the U.S. executive managing the company’s response to the spill in the Gulf of Mexico. “I believe that it is not possible for the company to … Continue reading

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