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Tar Sands Protest

'Funeral for Our Future' Results in More Arrests as Keystone XL Protests Escalate

Adam Greenberg | Posted 05.14.2013 | Home
Adam Greenberg

This past Monday, a funeral procession over 100 strong trudged solemnly towards TransCanada's offices in Westborough, MA. Dressed in black and carrying paper flowers, the mourners sang a chilling dirge.

RFK Jr. And Others Arrested Outside White House

Posted 02.13.2013 | Home

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was arrested Wednesday in a show of civil disobedience in front of the White House. Kennedy, along with dozens of other environm...

Keystone XL vs. Green New Deal

Dennis Trainor | Posted 11.24.2012 | Home
Dennis Trainor

Bill McKibben calls it the fuse to the biggest carbon bomb on the planet. James Hanson says that if tapped, the Tar Sands spell game over for any hope...

Matt Sledge

Dangerous Keystone XL Incident Caught On Video | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.28.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- A new video released by Keystone XL pipeline opponents shows a powerful logging machine dropping a tree perilously close to a protester in...

Lucia Graves

Thousands Gather In Lafayette Park In Culmination Of Tar Sands Protests | Lucia Graves | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The fight over the construction of TransCanada's Keystone XL reached a pivotal moment on Sunday when an estimated 10,000 demonstrators g...

Tar Sands Protesters; CO2 Emissions, Clean Water and American Blood

Rocky Kistner | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home
Rocky Kistner

In Washington Friday, hundreds of people from all walks of life packed a State Department, ready for one last-ditch effort to fend off the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

A Modern-Day Prophet And Reconnecting To Sacred Places

Mallory McDuff, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Mallory McDuff, Ph.D.

We need alternative road signs and luminaries if we are going to reconnect human communities with places. Wendell Berry's writings provide some direction: "What I stand for is what I stand on."

A Mother's Plea for Sasha and Malia: No Tar Sands Pipeline!

Daphne Wysham | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home
Daphne Wysham

My 11-year-old son should have a vote on this pipeline issue. Yet he and all the children have little say in the world they will inherit, one that may be changed utterly, in ways we can't even comprehend.

From White House Meetings to White House Arrest

Jessy Tolkan | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home
Jessy Tolkan

I stood in front of the White House, not only with the hopes of making a point on the issue of the Tar Sands Pipeline but with a larger hope of reminding this president who he is accountable to.

Sending a Message to Obama: Pipeline for Tar Sands Oil Is Not in America's Interest

Frances Beinecke | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home
Frances Beinecke

Carrying this dirty fuel across six states and the Ogallala Aquifer, the source for water for the American Heartland, is inviting disaster.

Alex Becker

Who Are The Tar Sands Protesters? | Alex Becker | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The debate over the Keystone XL oil pipeline reached a fever pitch this week as activists led by author and environmentalist Bill McKibb...

PHOTOS: Pipeline Protest Leader 'Needs Your Company' In Jail, More Arrested

Posted 10.21.2011 | Home

“The only thing we need is more company. We don’t need your sympathy, we need your company," Tar Sands Action leader Bill McKibben said from jail,...

PHOTOS: Tar Sands Action Protestors Begin Sit-Ins, Over 70 Arrests On Day 1

Posted 10.20.2011 | Home

Saturday kicked off two weeks of sit-ins in Washington, D.C. for thousands of activists fighting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. On the first d...