Tag Archive | greenhouse gas
California’s lawmakers approved Assembly Bill 1532 on May 29th, known as the Cap and Trade program. The bill imposes strict emission limits on companies and power plants that release huge volumes of carbon dioxide into our atmosphere. Regulatory mandates, along with economic incentives, form a kind of carrot-and-stick policy.
What is oil sands mining? Crude oil deposits lie beneath the earth among layers of rock, water, and sand in the form of bitumen, a heavy, viscous type of crude oil that mixes with the geological strata like cold molasses. Mining these oil sands deposits takes place in the Athabasca region of northern Alberta, Canada, […]