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Episode 8 Sources

http://www.worldenergy.org/documents/lca2.pdf - review of life cycle analysis of different fuels. A little incomplete, from 2004.
http://srren.ipcc-wg3.de/report/IPCC_SRREN_Full_Report.pdf - IPCC Report on life cycle analysis of different fuels, including renewables.
http://srren.ipcc-wg3.de/report/srren-figures-spm/srren-figure-spm.08 - figures
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2009/03/canadian-oil-sands/kunzig-text - tar sands basics
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/keystone-xl-pipeline-permits-deal-blow-to-groups-trying-to-slow-construction/2012/07/26/gJQATYEnDX_story.html - Keystone XL southern leg gets the go-ahead
http://stateimpact.npr.org/texas/2012/05/17/how-the-keystone-xl-pipeline-could-raise-gas-prices/ - impact on gas prices
http://www.eia.gov/dnav/pet/pet_move_impcus_a2_nus_EPP0_im0_mbbl_m.htm (Oil imports to the U.S. by country)
http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/common-eco-myth-wind-turbines-kill-birds.html (newer turbines are much less bird-deadly, and besides - windows.)
http://www8.nationalacademies.org/onpinews/newsitem.aspx?RecordID=11935 (press release on report from National Academy of Sciences that says no bird populations are in danger from wind power)
http://greenliving.nationalgeographic.com/positive-negative-wind-energy-2715.html (Nat’l Geographic on impacts from wind, cites the NAS study)
http://dirtyoilsands.org/files/NWF_TarSands_final_pages.pdf (NWF Report on oil sands)
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/touch/business/story.html?id=7084411 (public relations battle being won by enviros)
http://www.gallup.com/poll/153803/Americans-Endorse-Various-Energy-Environment-Proposals.aspx (Gallup poll from March 2012)
http://www.businessinsider.com/canadian-oil-sands-flyover-2012-5# (want to see what tar sands oil extraction really looks like? A photo essay.)
http://m.npr.org/story/158025375?url=/2012/08/03/158025375/shogren-oil-spill-story&sc=tw&cc=share (cleaning up tars sands oil spills costs millions and is really hard)
http://www.gizmag.com/ionic-liquids-used-to-process-tar-sands/18214/ (possibly promising new tech to make cleanup easier)
http://www.ec.gc.ca/Publications/E197D5E7-1AE3-4A06-B4FC-CB74EAAAA60F%5CCanadasEmissionsTrends.pdf (Canada’s GHGs from oil and gas to rise by 30%)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/10/opinion/game-over-for-the-climate.html (Hansen’s tar sands=game over for the climate piece)
http://dirtyoilsands.org/files/GLI_KeystoneXL_Reportpdf.pdf (Jobs, from Global Labor Institute at Cornell)
http://docs.nrdc.org/energy/files/ene_10070101a.pdf (relative carbon intensity of unconventional oil fuels vs. conventional)
http://www.eia.gov/conf_pdfs/Monday/Sweetnam_eia.pdf (long-term outlook for oil production)
http://www.consumerenergycenter.org/home/appliances/dishwashers.html (dishwasher tips)
http://www.bilateralist.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/keystone-xl-project-epa-comment-letter-20110125.pdf
http://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.cfm?id=3270 (renewables fastest growing energy sector)
http://www.eia.gov/dnav/ng/ng_cons_sum_dcu_SFL_m.htm (natural gas use by state)
http://www.eoearth.org/article/Oil_sands_development (natural gas use by oil sands)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/story/2009/02/03/edm-tailings-ponds.html (hundreds of ducks died; visible from space)
http://www.pnas.org/content/107/37/16178.full?sid=9458a1fb-502b-427f-a602-d74354f4869f (toxics pollution to surrounding watersheds)


Images:
Neigborhood street - http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisdlugosz/2609920304/
Library - http://www.flickr.com/photos/jillclardy/2748288320/
Athabasca River - http://www.flickr.com/photos/greencolander/2743014870/sizes/o/in/photostream/ 
Tar sands excavation - http://www.flickr.com/photos/31856336@N03/5728958621/sizes/o/in/photostream/ 
Alberta liscence plate - http://www.flickr.com/photos/anselmhook/2746867015/sizes/o/in/photostream/ 
Windmills - http://www.flickr.com/photos/billmorrow/4799844658/sizes/o/in/photostream/ 
BMW bldgs in Germany - http://www.flickr.com/photos/franck-chilli/6082283266/sizes/o/in/photostream/ 
Earthship house - http://www.flickr.com/photos/jessicareeder/3368899749/sizes/o/in/photostream/ 
Airpod car - http://www.flickr.com/photos/morgy/3384955448/sizes/o/in/photostream/ 
Chevy Volts - http://www.flickr.com/photos/drivingthenortheast/6261272949/sizes/o/in/photostream/