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Far From D.C., Michigan Residents Fight Their Own Tar Sands Pipeline Battles

Rocky Kistner | Posted 04.30.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner

The national political fight over the Keystone XL pipeline is a long ways off for people of this central Michigan community. But in some ways, it's as close as the icy rapids of the Kalamazoo River, a natural treasure that 20 months later still remains off limits along a 40-mile stretch.

Two Key Climate Decisions Facing President Obama

Jake Schmidt | Posted 01.07.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

President Obama's decisions on Keystone XL and standards for greenhouse gas emissions from power plants will shape this legacy.

Is the U.S. About to Help Canada Significantly Increase Its Carbon Pollution?

Jake Schmidt | Posted 10.09.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

The Obama Administration has a simple choice -- help stop global warming and reject the Keystone XL project or approve Keystone XL and help another country fail to meet its global warming commitments.

Flying Over the Oil Spill, Hearing About the Response Effort

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Yesterday I arrived in New Orleans to see firsthand the impacts of the still-uncontrolled, still flowing oil spill from Deepwater Horizon. The first impression I got is that the coast of Louisiana is the work horse for the oil and gas industry.

Defending the Climate Against Dirty Fuels

Rob Perks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Perks

It is refreshing and reassuring to see that "green" no longer just applies to the color of our warriors' uniforms.

Not a Drop of Coal to Spare

Rob Perks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Perks

If realistically we might have only 50 years worth of coal in America, why in the world would we want to waste what's left on a zany scheme to fill our gas tanks with liquid coal?