Canadian Geographic Article Index
Articles tagged with Oil (11)
13+ things you didn’t know about energy
Massive oilfields, huge offshore rigs, high-tech refineries, colossal dams, sprawling wind farms — how much do you really know about BIG power in Canada?
Source: Canadian Geographic, June 2013
, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)
, Environment Canada
, Geothermal energy
, Marine National Wildlife Area
, Natural gas
, Solar power
, Wind energy
Rethinking the low-carbon label for natural gas
The carbon cleansers
Norway’s economy is less dependent on oil than most. What prompted all the forward thinking? A carbon tax.
More than a million barrels of crude flow out of Alberta’s oil-sands plants every day. Environmentally, it’s a disaster zone. There’s no turning off the tap, but improvements in five areas could limit the staggering scale of the ecological damage.
Every last drop
With petroleum prices soaring, oil producers are taking a virtual look underground to squeeze the most out of their reserves
Seabirds in the wake
Bilge oil illegally dumped on the Grand Banks kills about 300,000 birds annually. That’s like an Exxon Valdez every year.
Mixing water and oil
A renewed push to lift a 32-year-old moratorium on British Columbia's offshore oil-and-gas exploration is again pitting the economy against the environment
A portrait in words and pictures of energy production, transportation and conservation
Energy consumption and efficiency.