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Climate Protests Erupt Across the Nation -- Expect More

Adam Greenberg | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green
Adam Greenberg

Over the past months, the youth climate movement and its allies have been raising the stakes. In its first month alone, the fossil fuel divestment movement reached 192 campuses, and even spread to the city of Seattle. But we're not going to stop there.

Another Looming Cliff of Grave Consequence

Robert Redford | Posted 03.06.2013 | Green
Robert Redford

This is a time for climate leadership. So, instead of a shoddy Keystone XL environmental review, the first major climate action for this Administration's second term should be to set limits on climate change pollution from power plants. That is the kind of action that makes sense.

TransCanada CEO: Secretary Of State Pick Shouldn't Affect Keystone XL

Reuters | Posted 02.17.2013 | Green

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec 17 (Reuters) - The prospect of a new U.S. secretary of state favoring tougher carbon policy should not worsen the odds of the ...

Brigadier General: Keystone Pipeline Will Harm National Security, 'All Americans Should Be Outraged'

The Huffington Post | Megan Robertson | Posted 12.14.2012 | Green

In an interview with HuffPost Live Thursday, former U.S. Army Brigadier General Steven M. Anderson spoke out against the building of the Keystone XL p...

Five Ingredients for a Complete Environmental Review of Keystone XL: One Is Climate

Anthony Swift | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green
Anthony Swift

While TransCanada has asked for a rubber stamp process than only evaluates a minor route change in Nebraska, concerned Americans and the environment community have made their expectations of the environmental review process clear.

Judge Allows Keystone Construction To Resume

AP | By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green

HOUSTON (AP) — TransCanada can resume oil pipeline work on a private Texas property for now, a judge said Thursday, at least until a hearing next we...

Join the Fight Against TransCanada Now

Tom Weis | Posted 02.09.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

TransCanada doesn't seem to understand that brutalizing and bullying great-grandmothers is not an American value.

Keystone Conflict: Nebraska Firm Reviewing Tar Sands Project Has Ties to Pipeline Builder

OnEarth | Posted 02.06.2013 | Green
OnEarth

Conflict-of-interest concerns have plagued the Keystone project from the beginning. Now it turns out that HDR, the engineering and consulting firm hired by Nebraska to conduct an environmental impact assessment of the project, has a cozy relationship with the company it was supposed to evaluate.

Where Susan Rice Stands On The Environment

Posted 12.05.2012 | Green

Susan Rice, rumored to be a top candidate to replace Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, has received mixed reviews from environmentalists. The...

Joshua Hersh

Susan Rice Keystone XL Attacks Put White House In A Bind

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Susan Rice's potential nomination to the post of secretary of state hit another snag this past week, the White House found itself i...

Texas Landowner Sues State Over Pipeline

AP | Posted 01.29.2013 | Green

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas landowner is asking a court to overturn a permit granted by a state agency to a Canadian company to build a pipeline meant to...

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.

Keystone Pipeline Back Up And Running

AP | HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 10.22.2012 | Green

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Oil resumed flowing Monday afternoon through the Keystone oil pipeline that carries about 590,000 barrels of crude per day from Ca...

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...

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...

Pipeline Leak-Detection Systems Miss 19 Out of 20 spills

Anthony Swift | Posted 11.27.2012 | Green
Anthony Swift

What does that mean for tar sands pipelines like Keystone XL and Northern Gateway?

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.

Climate Change and Extreme Weather Weren't the Only Reason to Oppose Keystone XL and Tar Sands Expansion This Summer

Anthony Swift | Posted 11.24.2012 | Green
Anthony Swift

The fact that tar sands pipelines are not in our national interest becomes clearer by the day.

Keystone XL 'Rocket Trike Diaries'

Tom Weis | Posted 11.12.2012 | Green
Tom Weis

If you missed the 10-week "Rocket Trike Diaries" video series of my 2,150-mile ride down the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route, I have rolled the highlights into some of the most raw and compelling footage you will ever see on Keystone XL.

Texas Rice Farmers Challenge TransCanada

AP | Posted 11.11.2012 | Green

HOUSTON (AP) — A group of Texas rice farmers is challenging a Canadian company's right to condemn land to build a pipeline to carry crude from Alber...

Cycling Along the Keystone Pipeline: Brampton, N.D.

Carol Hsin | Posted 10.23.2012 | College
Carol Hsin

The largest Keystone pipeline spill -- about 400 barrels -- came from the Ludden pump station in Brampton, N.D., a remote rural town of about 60 people.

TransCanada Gulf Coast Pipeline Approved

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 09.26.2012 | Green

HOUSTON (AP) — A Canadian company that wants to build an oil pipeline from Alberta's tar sands region to Texas refineries has received a final permi...

Tar Sands Pipelines Are Even Worse Than You Think

Michael Brune | Posted 08.27.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

We don't need tar-sands oil from Canada, yet Big Oil is determined to force us to let them pipe through our nation so they can export it abroad. And now we've got some shocking evidence of just how high a price we could end up paying.

"If You Know What I Mean": The Crony Capitalism of Sarah Palin

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Over the past several months, former Alaska governor and Fox News commentator Sarah Palin has been making a variety of references to "crony capitalism." And yet, she engaged in "crony capitalism" for much of her political career in Alaska, as both mayor and governor.