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If Hillary Is the Only Candidate, Where Does She Stand on Keystone XL?

Robert Naiman | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Saying that there's only one candidate allowed and we'll tell you later what her positions are is not what democracy looks like.

Passion Remains High Because Keystone XL Marks a Turning Point on Climate

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Posted 04.23.2014 | Green
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

We'd be kidding ourselves if we minimized the Keystone XL pipeline. The State Department's own report made it clear just how significant this dirty energy project would be -- from a climate perspective.

Amanda Terkel

Nebraska Keystone XL Ruling Unlikely To Doom Pipeline Project Permanently, Says Top Lawyer | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday, the race for Nebraska's U.S. Senate seat wasn't Democratic candidate Dave Domina's top concern. That's because a judge had...

Is Cove Point The Next Keystone XL?

Zero Waste Girl | Caroline Selle | Posted 02.24.2014 | Green

There was a time when "Stop the Keystone XL!" seemed like an unlikely rallying cry for the U.S. environmental movement. After all, plenty of pipelines...

The Climate Post: Tougher Efficiency Standards Ordered for Large Trucks

Tim Profeta | Posted 04.23.2014 | Green
Tim Profeta

President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced his administration will begin developing tougher fuel standards for the nation's fleet of medium- and heav...

Climate Change This Week: Screaming in the Tub, Solar Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.22.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter - and more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Feb 20 2014 How unusual has th...

Nebraska Keystone Ruling Could Grant Obama Some Breathing Room

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A Nebraska judge's ruling on the Keystone XL pipeline could let President Barack Oba...

Walk Softly

Robert Koehler | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Maybe it's the human condition that's toxic, but I don't really believe that. I don't think it's greed that is pushing us to the outer limits of self-destruction, but something more complex.

Kate Sheppard

Environmentalists Say Kerry 'Has No Choice But To Reject The Keystone XL Permit' | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– National environmental leaders say they are "confident" that Secretary of State John Kerry and President Barack Obama will eventually ...

The Choice That Will Define Obama's Environmental Legacy

John Fiege | Posted 04.21.2014 | Green
John Fiege

Obama's environmental record is mixed, at best, but Keystone XL offers him an opportunity to lead the world toward eliminating carbon pollution and changing the balance of power in the climate crisis. There would certainly be a high political cost to rejecting the pipeline, but that is not a sufficient excuse for a president who cares about his legacy.

Five Questions to Help Defeat Keystone XL

Lucy Emerson-Bell | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green
Lucy Emerson-Bell

You engage your constituents, pinpoint the source of power, identify the influencers and decision-makers, and then galvanize the people's resources into power to make change.

'Green News Report' - February 18, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama's plan to keep on truckin'...with much less oil; Secretary of State...

10 Reasons to Oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline

Rose Ann DeMoro | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green
Rose Ann DeMoro

With the clock ticking down on a final decision by the Obama administration on Keystone XL, it's a good time to summarize reasons to oppose a project that looks more like a pathway to pollution than a gateway to our gas pumps.

Secretary Kerry Is Right That Climate Change Needs to Be Tackled Like a 'Weapon of Mass Destruction'

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

In a time when we still regularly hear tired, old, polluter-generated talking points questioning climate change, Kerry called on us to trust the 97 percent.

Kerry's State Department Ignored Obama's Climate Action Plan

Stephen Kretzmann | Posted 04.19.2014 | Green
Stephen Kretzmann

While the State Department should have asked: "Will our efforts to meet climate objectives be hampered if we build Keystone XL?" the State Department's report only manages: "In a future of inevitable catastrophic climate changes will Keystone XL make things significantly worse?"

To Fight Climate Change, What Would George Washington Do?

Rocky Kistner | Posted 04.19.2014 | Green
Rocky Kistner

On this Presidents Day, it's fitting to reflect on a November night more than 200 years ago, when Gen. George Washington rowed out onto New Jersey's Millstone River with a contingent of soldiers to settle a scientific mystery; what was behind the rumors of the river catching fire?

Climate Change This Week: Magma Mania, Dirty Fuel Dealer, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.15.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

Keystone XL Will Significantly Increase Oil Industry Investment in the Tar Sands

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Posted 02.12.2014 | Green
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

We often hear Keystone XL dismissed as insignificant. This misses the point that a decision on Keystone XL is a decision about whether the tar sands production will more than triple over its 2010 levels by 2030. It is a decision that is significant for our climate.

GOP Senators Pressure Obama On Keystone

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Dozens of Republican senators on Tuesday called on the White House to approve the Keystone XL pipeline as foes vowed ...

Reject the Keystone XL Pipeline Once and For All

Michael Marx | Posted 04.13.2014 | Green
Michael Marx

The president has more than enough evidence on carbon pollution, drinking water threats, public health threats, and safety threats to reject the pipeline. The facts speak for themselves: tar sands are toxic, corrosive, difficult to clean up, and carbon-intensive.

Why, Nine Years Later, Keystone XL's Fate Is Still in Limbo

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

The Keystone saga highlights the enormity of the challenge that's ahead of oil sands producers. While Keystone's 830,000 barrels-a-day of throughput is significant, it's still only a fraction of the additional pipeline capacity that will be needed for producers to fulfill their expansion plans.

Stephen Colbert Takes On The Keystone Pipeline

Posted 02.07.2014 | Green

Stephen Colbert riffed on the latest environmental analysis of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that came out last week, and President Obama's ongoin...

Keystone XL Environmental Impact Bottom Line: Go With Gandhi

KC Golden | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
KC Golden

The Final Environmental Impact Statement on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline illustrates Gandhi's famous dictum: "We must be the change we wish to see in the world."

Kate Sheppard

Keystone Analysts' Ties To TransCanada Still Drawing Fire | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An environmental group is again hammering the contractor that created last Friday's environmental impact analysis for the proposed Keyst...

The Climate Post: Keystone XL Assessment Report Finds No Significant Environmental Objections

Tim Profeta | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
Tim Profeta

The State Department issued its final environmental impact statement on the Keystone XL pipeline, which echoed findings in previous analyses that the pipeline would lead to no substantial increase in greenhouse gas emissions.