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Jimmy Carter Urges Obama To Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter on Wednesday announced his opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline, joining a group of Nobel laureates urging President B...

LOOK: Opponents Carve Massive Anti-Keystone Message Into Field

AP | Posted 04.14.2014 | Green

In this photo provided by Lou Dematteis, a huge crop art image protesting the proposed Keystone XL pipline covers an 80-acre cornfield outside of Ne...

Senate Democrats Urge Obama To Approve Keystone XL

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the...

Dems Press Obama To Make Tough Decision

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2014 | 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...

Rejecting Keystone XL is Good Politics As Well As Good Policy

Gene Karpinski | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics
Gene Karpinski

Despite all the bluster and spin you're hearing from the fossil fuel industry, Keystone XL likely won't be the determining factor in a single congressional race this year.

Nurses Demand Secretary Kerry Prove No Health Harm From KXL, 'Don't Pipeline My Patients'

Deborah Burger | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics
Deborah Burger

Registered nurses from coast to coast are stepping up the challenge to the controversial Keystone XL pipeline with a demand that Secretary of State John Kerry provide proof that Keystone will not harm the health and safety of Americans prior to any final decision on the project.

Gov Endorses Keystone Pipeline

AP | JORDAN SHAPIRO | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is in favor of the proposed oil pipeline route through the middle of the United States, joining o...

Buffett: 'The Keystone Pipeline Is A Good Idea For The Country'

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.03.2014 | Green

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett affirmed his belief that the Keystone XL pipeline would benefit America if it's approved by the Obama administrati...

Obama Keystone Decision Coming In Next Couple Months, Mary Fallin Says

Reuters | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama told governors at a White House meeting ...

Ryan Grim

Climate Change Emerges As Central Diplomatic Challenge

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Tom Perriello is leaving the Center for American Progress to head the State Department's Quadrennial Diplomacy and Developme...

Nebraska Keystone Ruling Could Grant Obama Some Breathing Room

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A Nebraska judge's ruling on the Keystone XL pipeline could let President Barack Oba...

Obama Defends U.S. Process On Keystone XL

AP | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

TOLUCA, Mexico (AP) — President Barack Obama is defending the lengthy process the U.S. is using to decide whether to approve the Keystone XL pipelin...

Judge Deals Blow To Keystone Pipeline

AP | GRANT SCHULTE | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska judge on Wednesday struck down a law that allowed the Keystone XL pipeline to proceed through the state, a victory f...

Just How Dangerous Is It To Ship Oil By Rail?

Climate Desk | James West | Posted 02.13.2014 | Green

This story first appeared on Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. When the State Department issued it...

Jeremy Grantham: Tar Sands to Become a Stranded Asset

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 02.08.2014 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

The head of the International Monetary Fund has warned that our planet is "perilously close" to a dangerous tipping point which will usher in "mercile...

The 3 Biggest Lies About The Keystone XL Pipeline

www.upworthy.com | Posted 02.10.2014 | Green

Let's Clear Up 3 Lies We've Been Hearing A Lot Lately (If We Don't, I Fear The Worst For The Planet) ...

Which Colorado Mountain Is Right For You?

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.10.2014 | Travel

Ski season in Colorado is gloriously lengthy: most mountains are open until early or mid-April. Yet in a state with so much skiiable terrain, it ca...

Stephen Colbert Takes On The Keystone Pipeline

Posted 02.07.2014 | Green

Stephen Colbert riffed on the latest environmental analysis of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that came out last week, and President Obama's ongoin...

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 ...

Sam Stein

So What Exactly Is Obama's Red Line On Keystone XL?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 To Consult Kerry For Next Move On Keystone Project

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama made clear he would make the...

Without Keystone, Oil Trains Could Cause 6 Deaths A Year

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | Green

Feb 3 (Reuters) - Replacing the Keystone XL pipeline with oil-laden freight trains from Canada may result in an average of six addit...

How the Media Rushed to Judgement on the Keystone XL Review

Daniel Kessler | Posted 04.04.2014 | Green
Daniel Kessler

The media must report that we can reduce our carbon pollution. They must say that we are transitioning to cleaner energy. In fact, that we must speed that transition or situations like the drought in California will be routine, not exceptions.

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...

Keystone Review Will Probably Disappoint Environmentalists

Reuters | Posted 04.02.2014 | Green

By Lesley Wroughton and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department is poised to issue an environmental review...