Effective - Percentage Effectiveness of carbon capture and storage in preventing emissions from Alberta Oil Sands production.
Exports - million barrels of oil produced by Alberta Oil Sands
Immigration - annual immigration rate as % of population. Current immigration rate is close to 1%
Improvement - % reduction in per capita carbon emissions
Fertility: Total number of children per woman. 2.1 is replacement level.
Immigration: Net immigration as a percentage of the population. Currently in Canada, immigration is running at the 0.8% to 1.0% level.
Effective: The government has based its carbon emissions reduction strategy for the oil sands on the very unproven and uncosted technology of carbon capture and storage . “Effective” selections allow the user to choose whether CCS works zero % as forecast (0), 25% as well as forecast (25) or 50% as well as forecast (50).
Exports: In 2, 4, or 10 millions of barrels of oil per day
Improvement: Percentage reduction in domestic per capita emissions.