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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 | 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.

Lucia Graves

Report: Keystone XL Would Raise Gas Prices | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.22.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The Natural Resources Defense Council on Tuesday released a report dispelling the myth that the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline ...

New Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Permit Rejected by Nebraska Residents

Rocky Kistner | Posted 07.04.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner

The Keystone XL pipeline has become a red-hot lightning rod for politicians pushing Big Oil's misinformation campaign of hugely inflated jobs numbers and their specious arguments about national security. The truth is this is about oil industry profits and political gamesmanship, pure and simple.

TransCanada Applies For New Keystone XL Permit

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2012 | Green

* TransCanada submits Presidential permit application * Company to outline new Nebraska route later * Pipeline was put o...

Alaska Gives TransCanada OK To Shift To Gas Pipeline

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 07.03.2012 | Green

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The state of Alaska on Wednesday gave TransCanada Corp. permission to shift its attention to a natural gas pipeline project th...

Keystone XL Likely Dead

Daniel J. Graeber | Posted 06.24.2012 | Green
Daniel J. Graeber

Critics of U.S. domestic energy policy are trying to maneuver the Keystone XL oil pipeline past the Oval Office, but in the long shadow of the Keystone XL pipeline project are a series of domestic oil pipelines that could make Keystone redundant by the time it goes into service in 2015.

New Keystone XL Route Proposed

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 06.19.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The company planning the disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline has proposed a new route through Nebraska that avoids the state's envir...

Obama's March Madness

Michael Brune | Posted 05.26.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

Spring is in the air -- but has the president really fallen madly in love with dirty energy? As usual, the answer is complicated.

The Keystone XL Zombie Rises

Jamie Henn | Posted 05.21.2012 | Green
Jamie Henn

The fight against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is starting to feel more like a bad horror movie everyday. Just when you think our heroes have struck a fateful blow, out comes a hand from the soil. "The zombie lives!"

Joshua Hersh

Keystone XL Contract Reveals More Evidence Of Conflict Of Interest | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.09.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The contract assigning a third-party company to investigate the environmental impacts of the Keystone XL project adds to questions about...

Keystone XL vs. High Speed Rail -- Tale of Two Job Creators

John DeCock | Posted 05.07.2012 | Green
John DeCock

An honest dialogue about energy, jobs, infrastructure and our common responsibility to protect global resources would result in a very different choice of which job creation project makes the most sense.

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Won't Ease Gas Prices; Senate Must Reject It

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.07.2012 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Pipeline supporters and their allies in Congress are trying to capitalize on rising gas prices by claiming the pipeline would lower prices at the pump. That is patently false.