Argument: Tar sands perpetuate oil dependencies, delay clean energy
"Tar Sands Invasion." Dirty Oil Sands. May 2010: "In America, oil and pipeline companies plan to build an extensive tar sands pipeline and refinery infrastructure that will continue U.S. dependence on this high-carbon fossil fuel for many decades to come. Tar sands infrastructure investment conflicts with American goals of stopping climate change and shifting the U.S. transportation sector to cleaner alternatives."