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Susan's 'Little Piece of Heaven' (VIDEO)

Josh Burstein | Posted 10.19.2013 | Green
Josh Burstein

This land is not Susan's estate -- it is her duty. To leave this "little piece of heaven" in better standing than her family found it, for future generations and the native life that benefits.

Obama's Former PR Flack: Thread Tying Keystone XL, PA Gov's Race Together

Steve Horn | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Pennsylvania Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate and former head of the PA Department of Environmental Protection, Kathleen "Katie" McGinty, has hired powerful PR firm SKDKnickerbocker for her campaign's communications efforts.

President Obama's Climate Action Plan: Not Even Close

Tom Weis | Posted 10.13.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

The president opened his speech with a poetic tribute to the Apollo program, a generational mission championed by President John F. Kennedy more than half a century ago. But no comparison can be made between Kennedy's bold vision and Obama's timid plan.

Obama Is Leading the World to Climate Hell

Helen Grant | Posted 10.09.2013 | Green
Helen Grant

Here we are, once again confronted with President Obama's climate hypocrisy. Despite his latest 'promising' comments on the fate of the Keystone XL permit, it still smells like a déjà-vu.

The Next High-Priced Energy Plan

Carl Pope | Posted 10.06.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

You wouldn't know it, but the market landscape surrounding the proposed Keystone XL export pipeline has shifted dramatically in the last month.

Energy East Pipeline Is No Magical Oil Sands Solution

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 10.06.2013 | Green
Jeffrey Rubin

If Energy East were displacing expensive imported fuel with a cheaper home grown alternative that would be one thing. But that's not the case.

'Green News Report' - August 1, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

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.

Keystone XL Scandal: Obama Attorney's Law Firm Represents TransCanada's Pipeline in Alaska

Steve Horn | Posted 09.15.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

A DeSmogBlog investigation reveals that Robert Bauer, former White House Counsel and President Barack Obama's personal attorney, works at the corporate law firm Perkins Coie LLP, which does legal work for TransCanada's South Central LNG Project, formerly known as Alaska Gas Pipeline Project.

Is Canada's Oil Charm Offensive Yesterday's News?

Daniel J. Graeber | Posted 09.15.2013 | Business
Daniel J. Graeber

The mid-term outlook for even marginal players in Canadian oil sands looks optimistic. The energy tides may be shifting, however, suggesting that while production may gain steam, Canada's heavy reliance on heavy crude may run off the rail.

Obama State Department Admits It Doesn't Know Keystone XL's Exact Route

Steve Horn | Posted 09.08.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

These are important questions that Secretary Kerry, and ultimately President Obama, must answer. The fact that neither man has any clue where TransCanada intends to place the Keystone XL pipeline is a troubling revelation that demands immediate and thorough scrutiny.

Tar Sands Coal Export Boom: Petcoke Exports Second Highest Ever in April

Steve Horn | Posted 09.02.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Although no coal production is actually taking place here, a filthy fuel with even more severe climate impacts than coal is leaving port bound for foreign power plants.

API Spent $22 Million Lobbying for Keystone XL, State Dept. Contractor ERM an API Member

Steve Horn | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

It's important to remember that ERM was chosen on behalf of State by TransCanada itself . Further, one of the ERM employees tasked to conduct the SEIS, as exposed in Mother Jones investigation, is a former TransCanada employee.

'Green News Report' - June 18, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.18.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY...

Opposition Escalates Over Faulty Southern Leg of Keystone XL Pipeline

Stefanie Penn Spear | Posted 08.17.2013 | Green
Stefanie Penn Spear

Last month, it was reported that TransCanada was in damage control mode concerning flaws in the newly laid southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline after dozens of anomalies, including dents and welds, were identified along a 60-mile stretch north of the Sabine River in Texas.

Lynne Peeples

'Deeply Flawed' Keystone XL Review Prompts Lawsuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green

Environmental advocates are mounting pressure against the U.S. State Department over a Keystone XL review process they say is "plagued by conflicts of...

Lynne Peeples

Big Pipeline Operator's Business 'Is Organized Crime,' Whistleblower Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green

Former TransCanada Corp. employee Evan Vokes' impassioned testimony before a Canadian Senate committee last week painted "a very, very bleak picture o...

State Department Inspector General Probing Keystone XL Contractor's Conflicts of Interest

Gabe Elsner | Posted 08.05.2013 | Green
Gabe Elsner

In yet another investigation into the Obama Administration's activities, the State Department Inspector General is probing the conflicts of interest surrounding the contractor that performed the Keystone XL review.

The Keystone XL Shuffle

Tom Weis | Posted 08.03.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

Given that we just passed 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, it is time for every big national environmental group to demand that President Obama extinguish this 485-mile carbon bomb fuse, before it's too late.

Lucia Graves

Alan Grayson: GOP's Keystone XL Bill Is Unconstitutional

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green

House Democrats on Wednesday will challenge the constitutionality of Republican legislation allowing Congress to unilaterally approve the Keystone XL ...

Lynne Peeples

Huge Energy Company Seeks Restraining Order To Stop Protesters

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.07.2013 | Green

Doug Parr wasn't shy with his description of TransCanada's tactics, including those the pipeline company employed on Monday in an attempt to bar peopl...

Lynne Peeples

Activist Issues Warning On Keystone XL Refineries

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.06.2013 | Green

The stacks stand some 60 yards tall, yet the "heavy smoke and soot" they spew still fills the streets and playgrounds of Port Arthur, Texas, a local r...

Lynne Peeples

'Not Your Grandfather's Oil': Oklahomans Fear A Future With Keystone XL

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green

In March 1912, one lucky wildcatter struck black gold in Drumright, Okla. One hundred and one years later, Wheeler No. 1 is still pumping -- and n...

Lynne Peeples

Tribes Fight Keystone XL 'Black Snake'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green

Debra White Plume and Marie Brush Breaker Randall stood in the middle of Highway 44, alongside more than 70 other members of the Oglala Lakota Nation....

Oops, Inc.: Firm With History of Cover-ups Hired to Clean up Arkansas Tar Sands Spill

Steve Horn | Posted 06.15.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

O'Brien's has had its hands in the botched clean-up efforts of almost every high-profile oil spill disaster in recent U.S. history, including the Exxon Valdez spill, the BP Deepwater Horizon spill, the Enbridge tar sands pipeline spill into the Kalamazoo River, and Hurricane Sandy.