There's the rub

06/07/2010
It is possible that the Deepwater Horizon debacle will have the same kind of damper effect on offshore oil output that Three Mile Island and Chornobyl did on nuclear energy. This has everyone looking at alternatives, including Canada's environment minister, Jim Prentice. His comment: "I think it's always been clear that the oil sands provide a safe, stable, secure supply of energy, and they need to be developed in an environmentally responsible way. The risks associated with the oil sands, the environmental risks, are significantly different than and probably less than the kind of risks associated with offshore drilling."However, it is not clear that the consistent greenhouse ga...
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