- Natural gas IS methane! This fact slipped by my 30-year-old chemistry filters. Why does it matter? Methane is a terrible GHG and leaks from production, distribution, etc. can make a "relatively clean" fuel worse than coal
- Collateral damage from water transfers will cause increasing harm unless flows are carefully monitored
- Illegal water use data? Do you have ANY sources, from any country?
- Blame regulators for oil sands tailings ponds [failures]? Yes, because they represent the monopoly power of the State. What if they are ineffective? Well, then, you look at who ties their hands -- as explained in the nearby Monday funnies -- or (more simply) by "corruption, eh?"
14 February 2015
Flashback: 9-15 Feb 2014
A year later and still worth reading...