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Keystone Protests

Climate Change Is a Loser

Dave Saldana | Posted 07.09.2014 | Green
Dave Saldana

Contaminating the aquifer would devastate farming and ranching in the heartland, leading to rising food prices. Is making Big Oil richer worth making your food bills higher?

Amanda Terkel

Progressive Activists Press Obama-Allied Group On Keystone XL | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Progressive activists frustrated with Organizing for Action's silence on the Keystone XL pipeline took their concerns to the group...

Lynne Peeples

Huge Energy Company Seeks Restraining Order To Stop Protesters | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.07.2013 | Green

Doug Parr wasn't shy with his description of TransCanada's tactics, including those the pipeline company employed on Monday in an attempt to bar peopl...

Lynne Peeples

'Not Your Grandfather's Oil': Oklahomans Fear A Future With Keystone XL | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green

In March 1912, one lucky wildcatter struck black gold in Drumright, Okla. One hundred and one years later, Wheeler No. 1 is still pumping -- and n...

Lucia Graves

Why One Texas Native Opposes Keystone XL | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.19.2013 | Green

Maya Lemon, a 23-year-old from Nacogdoches, Texas, grew up just a few miles away from the path of the Keystone XL pipeline's southern arm. Now an o...

Lucia Graves

One Man's 1,700-Mile Journey To Understand Keystone XL | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.08.2013 | Green

After two years of living in his van and "eating lots of peanut butter," Ken Ilgunas, 29, opted for a new adventure. In September he hitchhiked to Can...

Lucia Graves

SOTU On Energy: 'We Don't Have To Choose Between Our Environment And Our Economy' | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.25.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama clearly laid out his energy agenda in Tuesday night's State of the Union address, promising "responsible developm...

Progressives Launch Anti-Keystone XL Pipeline Ad Campaign

Posted 12.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Progressives fighting to stop the construction of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline found a new outlet for their message this week with...

Green Occupation of Wall Street

Matt Petersen | Posted 12.10.2011 | Green
Matt Petersen

At a time when I began to fear complacency and comfort was dissuading individuals from speaking out or at least taking action in their neighborhoods, OWS is reminding us that it is our duty as citizens to honor our beliefs, speak out, and take a stand.

Hillary Clinton's State Department Oil Services and the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Given the scientific certainty that tar sands oil is a recklessly dirty form of energy, it should be a no brainer for the Obama administration to say no to TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Keystone XL Pipeline Project: Disappointments All Around | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green

Late last month, Rep. Fred Upton, the Michigan Republican who chairs the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee, laid out what he perceives to b...

Appalachian Coalfield Leaders Join Tar Sands Pipeline White House Protest

Jeff Biggers | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

In an extraordinary act of solidarity, Blanton and other Appalachian coalfield leaders will join the growing climate justice sit-in at the White House today, calling on President Obama to deny the TransCanada Keystone pipeline permit.

Why I'm Protesting the Tar Sands Pipeline at the White House on Saturday

Robert Naiman | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green
Robert Naiman

At the end of the day, the decision of whether to approve the permit for the pipeline or not will be a political decision wholly owned by President Obama.

PHOTOS: Pipeline Protest Leader 'Needs Your Company' In Jail, More Arrested

Posted 10.21.2011 | Green

“The only thing we need is more company. We don’t need your sympathy, we need your company," Tar Sands Action leader Bill McKibben said from jail,...