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The Environment in 2025: News Flash, Direct from the Future!

Karel Mayrand | Posted 05.20.2015 | Green
Karel Mayrand

It is no longer possible for us to avoid an inescapable decline of the biosphere, and that our civilization must prepare itself to face major transformations, both environmental and economic.

TransCanada To Seek U.S. Approval For Another Pipeline

AP | By BLAKE NICHOLSON and JAMES MacPHERSON | Posted 04.21.2015 | Green

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Canadian company behind the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline will seek U.S. government approval for another pipeline ...

Kate Sheppard

Here's What Big Oil Has In The Pipes If Keystone Fails | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- TransCanada Corp., the company seeking to build the Keystone XL pipeline, has teamed up with the world's largest public relations firm...

Kate Sheppard

Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Owner Wins Climate Leadership Award | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.17.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -– The company that wants to build the Keystone XL pipeline was recognized this week for leadership on climate change -– to the shock o...

Keystone XL Decision Won't Come Until After November Elections

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

A final decision on the Keystone XL pipeline won't come until after the November elections, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. The Nebraska S...

Keystone XL Opponents Carve Anti-Pipeline Message Into Field

AP | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — Opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast have stamped a massive message of resi...

Keystone XL's Northern Leg: A Fracked Oil Pipeline Along with Tar Sands

Steve Horn | Posted 04.08.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Many doubt that rail could ever replace pipeline as a viable marketing mechanism for Alberta's tar sands. But few could argue the fact that rail reigns supreme for bringing Bakken fracked oil to market.

Former Interior Secretary: Build The Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he believes the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada should be built. Salazar said at ...

State Department Should Play By the Same Rules as the NFL on Conflicts of Interest

Daniel Kessler | Posted 02.19.2014 | Green
Daniel Kessler

In a brazen move, State Department officials hired a London-based firm called Environmental Resource Management to evaluate key parts of the environmental review for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

Farah Mohamed

Keystone XL Section Plagued By Dents, Sags, Report Claims | Farah Mohamed | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Keystone XL pipeline section from the oil transport hub of Cushing, Okla., to the Texas Gulf Coast is plagued by construction proble...

Shutdown Could Delay Keystone XL Decision

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. government shutdown is making it harder for the State Department to review ...

The Inescapable, Undeniable Fact

Daryl Hannah | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
Daryl Hannah

My stance against the boondoggle that is the Keystone XL pipeline has been a stand to protect us from exacerbating the effects of the climate crisis. We are already experiencing its force, in the form of killer floods, droughts, massive fires and super storm catastrophes.

Dumb Pipeline Idea No. 3: TransCanada's West-East Line

Russ Blinch | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green
Russ Blinch

TransCanada, frustrated in its attempt to build the U.S. Keystone pipeline, now wants to build a tar sands super highway across the Canadian shield to the Atlantic. It's expensive, risky, and likely to get the go ahead. Is this a good thing?

5 Reasons We DON'T Need More Oil Pipelines

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by Emily Main, online editor at Rodale News It's a topic that's nearly yawn-worthy, environmentalists spouting their rage at an oil company trying...

Canadian Government 'Strongly Supports' New Pipeline Project

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2013 | Green

TORONTO, April 2 (Reuters) - The Canadian government said on Tuesday it was encouraged by TransCanada Corp's announcement that it plans to move for...

Where Is the Climate Leadership? We Need to Get It Right on Keystone XL

Robert Redford | Posted 05.04.2013 | Green
Robert Redford

It is time to take a hard stance on Keystone XL. We need a clear evaluation of the damage to our health and environment that will result from this dirty energy project. And then we need to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

The Keystone Hypodermic: One Last Fix?

Eliot Daley | Posted 04.24.2013 | Green
Eliot Daley

The Keystone pipeline is like a gigantic hypodermic needle stuck into America. Its promoters know we are addicted to the wrong drug -- fossil fuels -- but they know we do not have the willpower to kick the habit as long as the pushers find new ways to slip us one more fix.

Another Looming Cliff of Grave Consequence

Robert Redford | Posted 03.06.2013 | Green
Robert Redford

This is a time for climate leadership. So, instead of a shoddy Keystone XL environmental review, the first major climate action for this Administration's second term should be to set limits on climate change pollution from power plants. That is the kind of action that makes sense.

Five Ingredients for a Complete Environmental Review of Keystone XL: One Is Climate

Anthony Swift | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green
Anthony Swift

While TransCanada has asked for a rubber stamp process than only evaluates a minor route change in Nebraska, concerned Americans and the environment community have made their expectations of the environmental review process clear.

TransCanada Turns Sadistic in Texas: Keystone XL Protestors Tased and Pepper Sprayed

Bill McKibben | Posted 11.26.2012 | Green
Bill McKibben

Watching from a distance is hard. I'm on the move setting up our big roadshow assault on the fossil fuel industry, but the real action is in Texas, where a growing number of blockaders are trying to shut down work on the southern section of the Keystone Pipeline.

Cycling Along the Keystone Pipeline: South Dakota

Carol Hsin | Posted 10.07.2012 | College
Carol Hsin

I found that the locals tend to have very little to say about the Keystone XL pipeline, aren't concerned about greenhouse gases and don't know what oil sands are. They tend to only be concerned when something affects them, like rent, or roads.

TransCanada Gulf Coast Pipeline Approved

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 09.26.2012 | Green

HOUSTON (AP) — A Canadian company that wants to build an oil pipeline from Alberta's tar sands region to Texas refineries has received a final permi...

Latest Tar Sands Pipeline Spill Destroys Waterway, Livelihoods in Alberta, Canada

Michael Marx | Posted 08.13.2012 | Green
Michael Marx

This spill is just the latest from Plains Midstream Canada; the company had another massive 28,000-gallon oil spill only last year. And that's just one oil company. We can do better than this -- Canada, the U.S., and beyond. We can all do better than oil.

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.

Rocket Trike Diaries: Week 9

Tom Weis | Posted 08.03.2012 | 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 Tom Weis as he pedals his rocket trike 2,150 miles through America in support of landowners fighting TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline scheme.