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Photographer Captures Tar Sands 'Destruction' From Above

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 06.03.2014 | Green

Photographer and pilot Alex MacLean wanted to learn more about the Keystone XL pipeline, which if approved will carry oil from Canada to the Gulf of M...

Rocket Trike Diaries: Week 10

Tom Weis | Posted 08.11.2012 | Green
Tom Weis

Rocket Trike Diaries is a 10 week video tour of the 2011 "Ride for Renewables: No Tar Sands Oil On American Soil!" Join Tom Weis as he pedals 2,150 miles through America's heartland in support of landowners fighting TransCanada's toxic Keystone XL tar sands pipeline scheme.

Why the Keystone XL Rejection Won't Stop Tar Sands Development

Corbin Hiar | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green
Corbin Hiar

The Obama administration's decision Wednesday to reject a pipeline that would have carried crude from Canada's tar sands deposits to Texas oil refineries isn't likely to end investment in the carbon-rich fuel, industry analysts say.

Canada: EU Green Fuel Proposal Singles Out Tar Sands

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2012 | Green

* Canada says EU green fuel proposal singles out tar sands * EU tar sands plan threatens Canada's economic interests * E...

Wolves, Caribou, Tar Sands and Canada's Oily Ethics

Chris Genovali | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green
Chris Genovali

The relentless destruction of boreal forest wilderness via tar sands development has conspired to deprive caribou of their life requisites while exposing them to levels of predation they did not evolve with and are incapable of adapting to.

Bring Your Obama Buttons: Momentum Builds for White House Tar Sands Action

Bill McKibben | Posted 09.09.2011 | Green
Bill McKibben

Happily, President Obama can stop the pipeline, and even in a dysfunctional D.C. no one can stop him. Before the so-called Keystone XL pipeline can be built, he has to issue a certificate saying it is "in the national interest."

If Brazil Has to Guard Its Rainforest, Why Does Canada/U.S. Get to Burn Its Tar Sands?

Bill McKibben | Posted 08.27.2011 | Green
Bill McKibben

Shouldn't Canada feel the same kind of responsibility to keep carbon safely in the ground that Brazil feels to keep its trees rooted? Absolutely.