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New sources of fossil fuel 'risk climate catastrophe'
Oil giants including Shell and BP plan to extract fossil fuels from new
sources that could trigger catastrophic climate change, a report warns today.
Pumping out tar sands and oil shale from reserves in the US and Canada is
becoming increasingly attractive as oil prices soar, researchers say.
But refining the material is eight times more polluting than processing
conventional oil, according to a report by WWF and Co-operative Financial
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