What You Need To Know About The Canadian Tar Sands

August 30, 2011 by  
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This is a picture of Syncrude’s base mine. The yellow structures are the bases of pyramids made of sulphur – it is not economical for Syncrude to sell the sulphur so it stockpiles it instead. Behind that is the tailings pond, held in by what is recognized as the largest dam in the world. The extraction plant is just to the right of this photograph and most of the mine is to the left. Photo via Wikipedia Creative Commons The recent and ongoing Tar Sands Action in Washington DC has generated significant buzz aro… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Evolution of Solar Technology (Infographic)

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Image via SunRun Ever wonder about the timeline of solar technology? This infographic starts us out in 1839 and brings us up to 2010, nothing the major advances and milestones for solar tech. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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