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Keystone Xl Pipeline

Pipe Dreams: The Case Against Keystone and the Gasoducto

Melissa Mark-Viverito | Posted 06.18.2012 | Latino Voices
Melissa Mark-Viverito

Between the combination of more efficient use and green energy, we can chart a course for a cleaner future without oil pipelines that destroy our environment and put our health at risk.

Crude Secrets: Tar Sands, Busted Pipelines and a Whistleblower's Day in Court

Scott Dodd | Posted 06.16.2012 | Green
Scott Dodd

On the night of July 25, 2010, a section of the continent's vast pipeline network spilled around a million gallons of chemical-laden crude into western Michigan waterways. In the debate over our nation's energy future, the Kalamazoo River spill may prove even more important than the BP blowout.

Cornhuskers vs. Keystone XL Pipeline: Next Steps?

Rose Marie Berger | Posted 06.12.2012 | Green
Rose Marie Berger

The political shenanigans around the Keystone XL pipeline will continue through the election season. States desperately need money and will look to private industry to get it -- even if it means cutting off your nose to spite their face.

Top Ten Koch Facts

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

Everyone seems to be investigating Charles and David Koch lately, with exposés of their corrupt political behavior popping up in places like the New ...

Rocket Trike Diaries: Week One

Tom Weis | Posted 06.09.2012 | Green
Tom Weis

Welcome to Rocket Trike Diaries -- a 10-week video tour of the 2011 "Ride for Renewables: No Tar Sands Oil On American Soil!" Join me as I pedal my rocket trike 2,150 miles through America's heartland in support of landowners fighting TransCanada's toxic Keystone XL pipeline scheme.

Senate Candidate Campaigns On Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Connie Mack, (R-Fla.) on Thursday staged a petition drive at a Miami gas station aimed at pressuring President Barack Obama to approve the contro...

Lakotas Launch Hunger Strike Against Tar Sands Pipelines

Rocky Kistner | Posted 06.03.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner

In the Dakotas, members of the proud Lakota Nation rose in protest this week to join a 48-hour hunger strike in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline -- and all tar sands pipelines -- they say will destroy precious water resources and ancestral lands in the U.S and in Canada.

A New Energy Third World in North America?

Michael T. Klare | Posted 06.01.2012 | Green
Michael T. Klare

Will the oil curse become as familiar on this continent in the wake of a new American energy rush as it is in Africa and elsewhere? Will North America, that is, become not just the next boom continent for energy bonanzas, but a new energy Third World?

The Climate Post: Record Temperatures May Bring More Than Just Early Spring Flowers

Jan Mazurek | Posted 05.26.2012 | Green
Jan Mazurek

Washington, D.C.'s famed cherry blossoms -- now celebrating their centennial -- decided to spring one on visitors, peaking well before the arrival of most Cherry Blossom Festival-goers.

For More Sticker Shock, Look Beyond the Pump

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

A massive, cross-country occupation, with doctors and other healthcare personnel joining in, would make the point to the insurers that the public is sick and tired of the gross, despicable, inhumane behavior of an industry that holds our lives and wellbeing in its clutches.

Obama's March Madness

Michael Brune | Posted 05.26.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

Spring is in the air -- but has the president really fallen madly in love with dirty energy? As usual, the answer is complicated.

Obama Hits Back At Heckler

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

President Obama directly addressed a heckler on Thursday, asking the man to stop "being rude" and interrupting his speech. While speaking on energ...

President Should Play Political Turnaround at Cushing -- With Natural Gas

Daniel Dicker | Posted 05.22.2012 | Business
Daniel Dicker

An advocated switch to natural gas would not only defuse the "gas price" issue being brought by the GOP, it would also help this country get off the imported oil treadmill.

Texans Say No to the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

Rocky Kistner | Posted 05.21.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner

With news that President Obama will fast track the building of the southern leg of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, Texans in its path say their he...

Obama To Push U.S. Agencies On Keystone XL Permit

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2012 | Green

* Southern Keystone line would drain oil glut in central U.S. * Memo builds on executive order issued in January * Tran...

Will Obama Expedite A Portion Of Keystone?

Posted 03.20.2012 | Green

President Barack Obama's visit to Cushing, Okla. on Thursday may cause quite a stir among environmental activists fighting the Keystone XL pipeline. ...

Mr. Obama Goes to Cushing, OK

Bill McKibben | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green
Bill McKibben

The president makes a potentially interesting speech on Thursday in Cushing, Oklahoma. It comes amidst a completely unprecedented March heat wave -- 2,000 records fell last week as cities like Chicago broke records dating back to the 19th century.

Texans to Future Tar Sands Refineries: Do They Care?

Rocky Kistner | Posted 05.16.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner


'Green News Report' - March 15, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.15.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: War with Ch...

Report: Keystone XL Pipeline Economic Risks Ignored

Rocky Kistner | Posted 05.13.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner

The Cornell Report is a roadmap to how the Keystone XL pipeline will pose an unprecedented threat to America's rivers, aquifers and agricultural and drinking water sources.

Dirty vs. Green Jobs: Labor's Keystone Dilemma

Brendan Smith | Posted 05.11.2012 | Green
Brendan Smith

Unions and environmentalists agree on most issues. With this in mind, it's time for labor and environmentalists to sit down and hammer out plans for putting union members to work rebuilding our country and protecting the planet.

Earth to Newt: Tar Sands Oil = High Gas Prices

Carl Pope | Posted 05.10.2012 | Green
Carl Pope

Gingrich has pledged that if he is elected, gas prices will be reduced to $2 or $2.50 gallon. Were this to happen, however, no one would be more unhappy than TransCanada, the builder of the Keystone Pipeline.

Clean Air and Public Safety Triumph Over Keystone XL and Dirty Energy in the Senate

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.09.2012 | Green
Frances Beinecke

In a major victory for public health and the environment, the Senate defeated three dirty amendments on Thursday.

Joshua Hersh

Keystone XL Contract Reveals More Evidence Of Conflict Of Interest | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.09.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The contract assigning a third-party company to investigate the environmental impacts of the Keystone XL project adds to questions about...

Another Keystone XL Victory

Bill McKibben | Posted 05.08.2012 | Green
Bill McKibben

A year ago almost no one had heard of the pipeline. Even four months ago, a poll of 300 "energy insiders" still found 97 percent predicting it would get its permit. But it didn't -- TransCanada can of course re-apply, but that will be another battle, down the road.