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The Resource American empire and the Canadian oil sands, George A. Gonzalez, (electronic resource)

American empire and the Canadian oil sands, George A. Gonzalez, (electronic resource)

Label
American empire and the Canadian oil sands
Title
American empire and the Canadian oil sands
Statement of responsibility
George A. Gonzalez
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "American Empire and the Canadian Oil Sands shows that the unconventional fossil fuels revolution that is taking place in North America must be understood in light of the great power status of the US. Development of the Canadian oil sands would enhance the political position of the US on the world stageâ[Euro]"both by powering its domestic economy and giving the US a potentially important asset as conventional fossil fuels are declining (e.g., peak oil). While the unconventional fossil fuels revolution in North America has obvious geopolitical implications, it also holds tremendous potential for causing environmental damageâ[Euro]"both in terms of global warming and the local and regional damage created by extracting Canadian oil sands and natural gas and oil from shale. "--
  • "Throughout the US, oil and gas shale are being "hydrofracked" to produce petroleum and natural gas. Oil (or tar) sand from Canada is being "processed" - thereby generating large amounts of crude oil. This book places the unconventional fossil fuels revolution that is taking place in North America within the context of great power politics"--
  • "American Empire and the Canadian Oil Sands shows that the unconventional fossil fuels revolution that is taking place in North America must be understood in light of the great power status of the US. Development of the Canadian oil sands would enhance the political position of the US on the world stage*[Euro]"both by powering its domestic economy and giving the US a potentially important asset as conventional fossil fuels are declining (e.g., peak oil). While the unconventional fossil fuels revolution in North America has obvious geopolitical implications, it also holds tremendous potential for causing environmental damage*[Euro]"both in terms of global warming and the local and regional damage created by extracting Canadian oil sands and natural gas and oil from shale."--
  • "Throughout the US, oil and gas shale are being "hydrofracked" to produce petroleum and natural gas. Oil (or tar) sand from Canada is being "processed" - thereby generating large amounts of crude oil. This book places the unconventional fossil fuels revolution that is taking place in North America within the context of great power politics"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gonzalez, George A.
Dewey number
333.8/2320971
LC call number
HD9574.C22
LC item number
G65 2016
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oil sands industry
  • Energy policy
  • United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Economic Conditions
Label
American empire and the Canadian oil sands, George A. Gonzalez, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Canadian Oil Sands and the American Empire -- 3. The Political Economy of U.S. Energy Policy -- 4. The Canadian Oil Sands Policy Network -- 5. Urban Sprawl as Economic Stimulus -- 6. Global Oil Politics -- 7. Democratic Ethics, Environmental Lobbying Groups, and Symbolic Inclusion: The Case of the Canadian Oil Sands -- 8. Conclusion: The Canadian Oil Sands, Empire, and the Collapse of Civilization
  • Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Canadian Oil Sands and the American Empire -- 3. The Political Economy of U.S. Energy Policy -- 4. The Canadian Oil Sands Policy Network -- 5. Urban Sprawl as Economic Stimulus -- 6. Global Oil Politics -- 7. Democratic Ethics, Environmental Lobbying Groups, and Symbolic Inclusion: The Case of the Canadian Oil Sands -- 8. Conclusion: The Canadian Oil Sands, Empire, and the Collapse of Civilization
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001646666
Dimensions
23 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
194 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781137539557
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015033663
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001646666
Label
American empire and the Canadian oil sands, George A. Gonzalez, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Canadian Oil Sands and the American Empire -- 3. The Political Economy of U.S. Energy Policy -- 4. The Canadian Oil Sands Policy Network -- 5. Urban Sprawl as Economic Stimulus -- 6. Global Oil Politics -- 7. Democratic Ethics, Environmental Lobbying Groups, and Symbolic Inclusion: The Case of the Canadian Oil Sands -- 8. Conclusion: The Canadian Oil Sands, Empire, and the Collapse of Civilization
  • Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Canadian Oil Sands and the American Empire -- 3. The Political Economy of U.S. Energy Policy -- 4. The Canadian Oil Sands Policy Network -- 5. Urban Sprawl as Economic Stimulus -- 6. Global Oil Politics -- 7. Democratic Ethics, Environmental Lobbying Groups, and Symbolic Inclusion: The Case of the Canadian Oil Sands -- 8. Conclusion: The Canadian Oil Sands, Empire, and the Collapse of Civilization
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001646666
Dimensions
23 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
194 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781137539557
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015033663
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001646666

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