Tag: tar sands
Avi Asher-Schapiro: Working in the Coal MineApril 2015
In the 19th and 20th centuries, energy workers were at the forefront of progressive social reform. Is a similar union possible in the current age of fracking, oil sands, and climate change?
Laura Gottesdiener: A Trip to Kuwait (on the Prairie)October 2014
Life inside the boom.
Bill McKibben: Movements Without LeadersAugust 2013
What to make of change on an overheating planet.
Michael T. Klare: A Presidential Decision That Could Change the WorldFebruary 2013
The strategic importance of Keystone XL.
Michael T. Klare: The New “Golden Age of Oil” That Wasn’tOctober 2012
Forecasts of oil abundance collide with planetary realities.
Aaron Labaree: Postcard from Tar-Sands CountryAugust 2012
The rush to mine Canada’s bitumen deposits has created modern-day boomtowns. This summer one of them lost its oldest bar.