The Billion Dollar-o-Gram

The Billion Dollar-o-Gram

September 1, 2012

This image arose out of frustration with media reporting of billion dollar amounts. That is, that they’re meaningless without context. But they’re continually reported as self-evident facts. 500 billion for this war. 50 billion for this pipeline. Literally mind-boggling amounts of money. So here we’ve scraped reported figures from The New York Times, The Guardian, […]

The Canadian Oil Boom

The Canadian Oil Boom

May 18, 2012

The Canadian Oil Sands are the world’s single largest petroleum resource at 1.7 trillion barrels. With conventional oil supply decreasing, heavy oil projects such as the oil sands become more attractive economically to meet the needs of growing demand. Source