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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? | 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...

Keystone Report Said Likely To Disappoint Foes

Bloomberg | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

The U.S. State Department is preparing a report that will probably disappoint environmental groups and opponents of the Keystone pipeline, according t...

U.S. To Release Keystone Pipeline Review 'Soon'

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - An environmental impact review of the Keystone XL oil pipeline with Canada is close to being completed and will be re...

Kate Sheppard

Billionaire To Air Ad Bashing Keystone XL During State Of The Union | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Billionaire green investor Tom Steyer and his NextGen Climate Action PAC will run an ad before President Barack Obama's State of the U...

Kerry Mum On Timetable Behind Keystone Decision

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered no timetable on Friday for a U.S. decision on TransCanada ...

Native Video Offers Oil-Soaked Vision for Christmas Future

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 02.19.2014 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Activist, orator, and former 1996 and 2000 Green Party Vice-Presidential candidate Winona LaDuke introduced a new video on YouTube this week. Produced by Honor the Earth and narrated by LaDuke, "The Triple Crown of Pipeline Rides" revisits three horseback journeys by native riders and their supporters along oil pipelines.

Kate Sheppard

Democrats Ask Obama To Postpone Keystone XL Decision Until Key Investigation Concludes | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Twenty-five House Democrats sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Thursday urging him to delay a decision on Keystone XL until th...

Luke Johnson

Top WH Aide Recuses Himself, While The Company That Worked With TransCanada Did Not | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, the White House appointed John Podesta, the former chief of staff for then-President Bill Clinton, as a special adviser to P...

Celebs Take On Keystone XL In Hilarious Spoof

Posted 11.06.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Michael d'Estries: Halloween may have come and gone, but for activists fighting the Keystone XL pipeline, every day th...

Kate Sheppard

Al Gore: Keystone XL Is 'Ridiculous' | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The proposed Keystone XL pipeline is "ridiculous" and "an atrocity," said former Vice President Al Gore on Thursday. Speaking at an e...

Most Americans Still Support The Keystone Pipeline

Posted 09.27.2013 | Green

Most Americans continue to support the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, while at the same time favoring stricter greenhouse gas emissions guideline...

Kate Sheppard

Environmental Review Misses Key Impacts Of Keystone XL, Interior Department Claims | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

The Department of Interior has expressed concerns that the State Department is ignoring the potential impact the proposed Keystone XL pipeline could h...

Keystone XL Pipeline Controversy Sparks Photo Campaign

Upworthy | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

The Keystone XL pipeline is a very controversial project that inspires many passionate speeches (and rants) from politicians and oil tycoons....

Keystone Fails the President's Own Test

Tom Steyer | Posted 09.30.2013 | Green
Tom Steyer

So when and if Canada vows that it will offset the burning of the tarsands through a similar uncapped system, there is no reason to view that promise is anything but empty. That's why it's so crucial that the president's promise be rock solid.

Lynne Peeples

Experts Warn Toxic Fossil Fuels Are Invading Products You Use Every Day | Lynne Peeples | Posted 07.03.2013 | Green

NEW YORK -- Armed with colorful plastic tubes brandished like swords, youngsters at Manhattan's Tinker Tree day care center took swipes at a towering,...

Lucia Graves

Obama Lays Out Second-Term Climate Strategy | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday invoked his executive authority to undertake a slew of measures aimed at curbing climate change and pr...

Sam Stein

Obama Makes Major Announcement On Keystone | Sam Stein | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will ask the State Department not to approve the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline unless it...

Lynne Peeples

Nurses Join Keystone Protest Across Golden Gate Bridge | Lynne Peeples | Posted 06.20.2013 | Green

As both a mom and a nurse, Katy Roemer worries about the health risks posed by the Keystone XL pipeline -- from the chemicals leaching into waterways ...