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Obama Keystone Pipeline

Kate Sheppard

All Eyes Are On A Small Group Of Democratic Senators For The Keystone Vote | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– The Senate's vote next week on legislation to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline may come down to a handful of Democrats, who ...

Karl Rove Calls Obama's Keystone Decision A 'Stupid Move'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

GOP strategist Karl Rove called the Obama administration’s latest delay in approving the Keystone XL pipeline a “stupid move” during Fox News' ...

Dems Press Obama To Make Tough Decision

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) - Eleven U.S. Democratic senators on Thursday called on President Barack Obama to make a final decision on whether to...

Sam Stein

So What Exactly Is Obama's Red Line On Keystone XL? | Sam Stein | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the lead-up to President Barack Obama's heavily billed speech on climate policy in June, the big question among members of the White ...

Obama Waiting On More Keystone Reports Before Making Decision On Pipeline

Reuters | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama still wants to hear from other federal agencies before deciding whether to accept the Stat...

Obama's Furry Stalker Will Follow Him To Hawaii

Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

President Obama will see a familiar, furry face when he arrives in Hawaii this weekend. Frostpaw the Polar Bear -- the Center for Biological Diver...

X-Ray of a Flagging Presidency

Bill McKibben | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Bill McKibben

As the battle over the Keystone XL pipeline has worn on -- and it's now well over two years old -- it's illuminated the Obama presidency like no other issue. It offers the president not just a choice of policies, but a choice of friends, worldviews, styles.

Environmental Leaders: 'No Deal, Mr. President'

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 09.24.2013 | Green

The leaders of 25 environmental and climate action groups sent an open letter to President Barack Obama on Tuesday, urging him to reject the proposed ...

Sam Stein

Obama Makes Major Announcement On Keystone | Sam Stein | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will ask the State Department not to approve the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline unless it...

GOP Rep Cites Great Flood To Disprove Human Role In Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) turned to the Bible on Wednesday during a congressional hearing, using the Great Flood to support his claim that climate cha...

Lucia Graves

Keystone XL Absent From White House Budget | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.10.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The White House budget released Wednesday highlighted President Barack Obama's all-of-the-above energy strategy, yet conspicuously absen...

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.

Lawmakers Spar Over Keystone Pipeline

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

Reps. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), appearing on NBC's "Meet The Press" on Sunday, sparred briefly over the State Department...

Obama's Climate Legacy and the Keystone XL Pipeline

Michael Marx | Posted 03.17.2013 | Green
Michael Marx

Rejecting Keystone XL must be the next step President Obama takes to reverse climate disruption. America can no longer wait to turn this crisis around. Climate solutions must be this president's legacy.

Obama's Secretive Keystone XL Decision

Ken Blackwell | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

The oppressive monster known as the Environmental Protection Agency is not just killing jobs these days -- it is intentionally avoiding transparency that may shed light on the political motivations behind the agency's actions.

US House To Try Again To Advance Keystone Pipeline

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2012 | Green

* Obama had put the pipeline on hold * Republicans say pipeline would generate jobs By Roberta Rampton WA...

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.

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.

The Keystone XL Zombie Rises

Jamie Henn | Posted 05.21.2012 | Green
Jamie Henn

The fight against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is starting to feel more like a bad horror movie everyday. Just when you think our heroes have struck a fateful blow, out comes a hand from the soil. "The zombie lives!"

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.

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.

Protesters to Keystone XL Pipeline: Don't Mess With Texas

Rocky Kistner | Posted 04.20.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner

As Congressional Republicans and Big Oil allies allies in Washington try to resuscitate the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, people on the front lines have opened a new campaign to stop the massive $7 billion project.

GOP Candidate Seeks Comeback At The Pump

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 02.16.2012 | Green

Newt Gingrich is attempting to revive his faltering campaign for president by attacking President Barack Obama's energy policy. In a column in the ...

Voters Want Obama's Clean Energy Plan

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 04.11.2012 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

In order to win on clean energy, candidates can't just name check the issue. They have to lead on it. They have to offer a vision for America's clean energy future, and they have to do it before their opponents frame the issue for them.

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline: The Facts Deserve Repeating

Robert Redford | Posted 04.09.2012 | Green
Robert Redford

The Keystone XL pipeline doesn't deliver on jobs or national security, it jeopardizes public health and safety and the president was right to reject it.