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U.S. Court: Transcanada's Keystone XL Profits More Important Than Environment

Steve Horn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

After protestors succeeded initially in delaying Keystone XL, Big Oil has chosen a "new normal" stealth approval method: the non-transparent NWP 12.

If Movement Fails to Draw the Line Against Keystone XL in TX & OK, We All Flunk the Climate Test

Tom Weis | Posted 11.23.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

Here's the inconvenient truth about the Keystone XL: TransCanada does not need the pipeline's northern leg to begin pumping hundreds of thousands of barrels of toxic tar sands daily through America's breadbasket for export overseas.

The Pipeline President: Obama's Keystone XL

Tom Weis | Posted 03.13.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

The minute we see President Obama use the powers of his presidency to end this immoral assault on America is the day we'll know he is ready to deal with a climate spiraling out of control on his watch.

Keystone XL vs. Green New Deal

Dennis Trainor | Posted 11.24.2012 | Green
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...

Obama's Keystone Test

Tom Weis | Posted 01.21.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

The president will soon have a chance to show his climate mettle by denying TransCanada a permit to build the northern leg of its Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. But this is not Obama's Keystone test.

Thousands Rally in DC for Major Keystone XL Protest

Jamie Henn | Posted 01.18.2013 | Green
Jamie Henn

The media likes to make Keystone XL out as simply a political test, a sign of whether or not the president will side with environmentalists or the fossil fuel industry and their allies. But the fight against Keystone has never just been a political fight: it's a planetary one.

Keystone XL PSA (Planetary Service Announcement)

Tom Weis | Posted 12.19.2012 | Green
Tom Weis

In case you missed it Tuesday night, both candidates doubled down on their support for Keystone XL during the second presidential debate, with Governo...

Texas Landowners Take A Rare Stand Against Big Oil

AP | Posted 12.17.2012 | Green

SUMNER, Texas (AP) — In a story on Oct. 17 about TransCanada Corp.'s effort to build a pipeline in Texas, The Associated Press erroneously reported ...

Journalists Reportedly Detained At Keystone XL Protest

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 10.12.2012 | Green

Ongoing resistance and confrontations over the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline have reportedly sparked the detainment of two journalists in T...

Matt Sledge

Dangerous Keystone XL Incident Caught On Video

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

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...

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.