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Keystone Xl Pipeline

Aaron Sankin

Keystone Protesters Disrupt Swanky Obama Fundraiser | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.04.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- More than one thousand protesters snaked though the mansion-lined streets of San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood Wednesday e...

Majority Of Americans Support Keystone XL

The Huffington Post | Jessica Leader | Posted 04.03.2013 | Green

A recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center shows that a majority of Americans support the Keystone XL pipeline. According to the nonpartisa...

Tar Sands: A Matter of Time

Michael Brune | Posted 06.03.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

Tragic as the disaster in Arkansas is, it could have been much worse. If the Keystone XL is built, it's a certainty that someday, somewhere, even more devastating spills will happen. It's only a matter of time.

'Green News Report' - April 2, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.02.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

The Arkansas Oil Spill Photos the Keystone Cabal Doesn't Want You to See

Philip Radford | Posted 06.02.2013 | Green
Philip Radford

Despite what oil companies like Exxon want you to believe, oil pipelines leak. It's what they do. What's happening in Arkansas right now could be the future for communities from North Dakota to Texas if President Obama approves the Keystone XL pipeline.

Why Keystone Matters

Wendy Abrams | Posted 04.02.2013 | Green
Wendy Abrams

If we listen to the top climate scientists, we should leave the tar sands where they are, underground. But others will still insist we are going to keep burning oil for years to come, so aren't we better off using Canadian oil rather than Middle Eastern oil? No.

GOP Rep Calls Keystone A 'No-Brainer'

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.01.2013 | Green

Encouraged by the passage of a Senate budget amendment to approve the construction of the Keystone XL, Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.) is touting his support ...

Lynne Peeples

'Scared As Hell' Of Keystone XL: Nebraskans Fear When, Not If, Pipeline Breaks | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green

When Meghan Hammond imagines the Keystone XL pipeline, she can't help but think of the Kalamazoo River. "The oil is still not cleaned up," said Ham...

We Need to Get Past the Energy and Environment Debates of the 1970s

Steven Cohen | Posted 06.01.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

It is time to get over the outmoded ideological framework of the environmental era. There is no trade-off between environment and economic development. We need both.

Keystone XL Pipeline: 3 Key Questions

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

On March 1, the State Department issued a report raising no objection to the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. There will be a 45-day period for public comments and then President Obama will decide whether or not to approve it. His decision will hinge on three critical considerations.

Debunking Fareed Zakaria on Keystone -- and Rethinking 'Acceptable' Energy Policy

Adam Greenberg | Posted 05.28.2013 | Green
Adam Greenberg

America has what it takes to produce real jobs and be an innovation leader in the global green economy. Let's stop this pipeline, move forward, and build the America of the future.

Ashley Judd, Please Reconsider!

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore

Before she decides to completely give up a career in public service, here are five things that Ashley Judd should know.

A National Security Pipe Dream, Part 2

William S. Becker | Posted 05.28.2013 | Green
William S. Becker

As for natural gas, why should taxpayers foot the bill to help the industry be more responsible? If gas companies don't adopt more responsible production practices voluntarily, the government's job is not to write them a check; it's to implement regulations that protect the public.

Lynne Peeples

Keystone XL's Sacrifice Zone: 'This Is Obviously Environmental Racism' | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green

Plumes of smoke, billowing in various shades from white to black, frequently fill the skies over the Manchester neighborhood of Houston. It's no wonde...

The Ocean in a High Carbon Dioxide World

Andreas Merkl | Posted 05.25.2013 | Green
Andreas Merkl

In the weeks and months to come, we at Ocean Conservancy will dive deeper to take a very hard look at carbon pollution. For instance, what impact might the Keystone XL pipeline, if approved, have on the ocean?

Lucia Graves

Senate Passes Symbolic Amendment Approving Keystone XL Pipeline | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.22.2013 | Green

In a big symbolic victory for proponents of the Keystone XL pipeline, the Senate on Friday approved a measure introduced by Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) ...

Will the U.S. Senate Stand Up for Our Future?

Robert Redford | Posted 05.22.2013 | Green
Robert Redford

Rumor has it the U.S. Senate will consider a budget bill provision to approve the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Here's what they need to share with their constituents.

Obama Voters to Obama: Reject Keystone XL

Kieran Suckling | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green
Kieran Suckling

Here's a wake-up call for the White House: A new poll finds that most people who voted for President Obama in November oppose the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.

As Obama Signals Surrender to TransCanada, It's Time to Focus on Keystone XL's Southern Leg

Tom Weis | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

Why aren't all Keystone XL opponents loudly demanding that President Obama stop construction of the pipeline's 485-mile southern leg that is destroying the lives of our fellow Americans in Texas and Oklahoma?

Let's Count the Ways Keystone Approval Helps Us: Memo From Houston

Michael Northrop | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics
Michael Northrop

So, why do we want President Barack Obama and Secretary John Kerry to approve construction of the Keystone pipeline from Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico?

Lucia Graves

Massive Keystone XL Protest Awaits Obama At Fundraiser | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.20.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will be met on a fundraising trip to San Francisco next month by hundreds of activists urging him to reject a per...

Lucia Graves

Keystone XL Pipeline Rocks Massachusetts Senate Race | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.20.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The battle over the Keystone XL is threatening to impinge upon the U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts, with California billionaire Thomas...

The Canadian Tar Sands Dilemma: We Still Need a Carbon Tax, Pipeline or Not

Joe Keefe | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green
Joe Keefe

A carbon tax is the only step that truly enlists markets in the fight against climate change. As fossil-fuel companies are forced to pay for the damage their carbon is doing to the planet, the price of their products would rise.

Behind State Department's Keystone XL "Study"

Eric Zuesse | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement that Hillary Clinton's State Department contracted to be prepared on the proposed XL Pipeline, and that John ...

Reject Keystone XL: Obama's Opportunity to Get Serious on Climate Change

Joel Wolfram | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Joel Wolfram

Instead of speculating how Canada or its tar sands industry might react to a rejection of Keystone XL, the president should ask, "how will the world react?" The whole world, after all, will have to deal with the mess of climate change.