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The Corporation Behind Keystone XL Just Laid Bare the TPP's Threats to Our Climate

Ben Beachy | Posted 01.07.2016 | Green
Ben Beachy

TransCanada, the notorious fossil fuel corporation behind the ill-fated Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, just made abundantly clear the threats that the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal would pose to our communities, our climate, and our clean air and water, if approved.

Why Keystone Matters

Wendy Abrams | Posted 04.02.2013 | Green
Wendy Abrams

If we listen to the top climate scientists, we should leave the tar sands where they are, underground. But others will still insist we are going to keep burning oil for years to come, so aren't we better off using Canadian oil rather than Middle Eastern oil? No.

When Politics Hits Reality

J. Mijin Cha | Posted 12.05.2012 | Green
J. Mijin Cha

In politics, there inevitably comes the dreaded time when politics and politicking run into reality. This time has come for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and for President Obama.

Dirty Oil Lost Today But the Keystone XL War Goes On

Michael Kieschnick | Posted 03.19.2012 | Green
Michael Kieschnick

Clearly the White House has decided that in an election year caving to oil industry pressure and approving a pipeline to help a foreign oil company export dirty tar sands oil to China is not a winning strategy. But what about next time?

Palin Matchmakes For a Gasline; A Deal With The Devil

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Governor Sarah Palin is sleeping with the enemy of many Alaskans. Her trip to Texas to discuss a merged project with TransCanada and Exxon Mobil betrays Alaskans.