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'Green News Report' - March 7, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.07.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Where Is the Climate Leadership? We Need to Get It Right on Keystone XL

Robert Redford | Posted 05.04.2013 | Green
Robert Redford

It is time to take a hard stance on Keystone XL. We need a clear evaluation of the damage to our health and environment that will result from this dirty energy project. And then we need to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

Lynne Peeples

U.S. Report Calling Keystone Pipeline 'Environmentally Sound' Outrages Environmentalists

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.01.2013 | Green

Environmentalists are fuming over the conclusion from the State Department that the Keystone XL pipeline -- a fiercely-debated proposal to transport h...

Environmentalists Upset Over State Department's Keystone XL Analysis

Posted 03.01.2013 | Green

The State Department released their Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline proposal on Friday...

Climate Activists Are Just Getting Warmed Up

Carl Gibson | Posted 04.30.2013 | Green
Carl Gibson

The president left town during a historic rally pressuring him to take action to reject a pipeline, in order to play a game based on egregious wasting of natural resources with someone who does business with Anadarko, an oil/gas/pipeline company.

The Keystone Hypodermic: One Last Fix?

Eliot Daley | Posted 04.24.2013 | Green
Eliot Daley

The Keystone pipeline is like a gigantic hypodermic needle stuck into America. Its promoters know we are addicted to the wrong drug -- fossil fuels -- but they know we do not have the willpower to kick the habit as long as the pushers find new ways to slip us one more fix.

The Keystone Pipeline: Which Side Are You On?

Bob Burnett | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

A line has to be drawn somewhere. A line that says we will no longer permit America's energy decisions to jeopardize future generations. A line that says we have to curtail greenhouse emissions while we still have a chance to save the planet.

President Obama Lighting Fuse to Tar Sands 'Carbon Bomb' in Texas and Oklahoma Right Now

Tom Weis | Posted 04.22.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

Ending TransCanada's assault on Texas and Oklahoma is the first and easiest thing the president can do to show America he is serious about addressing a climate crisis spiraling out of control on his watch.

Keystone XL Pipeline Work Delayed, Nebraska Utility Says

AP | Posted 04.19.2013 | Green

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska utility says the new route for a proposed oil pipeline that would carry Canadian crude oil through the state will d...

Why the Southern Leg of Keystone XL Must Be Stopped

Tom Weis | Posted 04.13.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

If the southern leg of TransCanada's pipeline is allowed to be completed, the fuse to the tar sands "carbon bomb" will be lit.

Obama and Keystone XL: The Moment of Truth?

Bill Chameides | Posted 04.01.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

President Obama will soon have to decide whether he will be the "all of the above" president or the "respond to climate change" president.

Keystone XL North: TransCanada's Controversial Shale Gas Export Pipeline Plan

Steve Horn | Posted 03.27.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

On top of its looming decision on the Keystone XL, it's likely that the Obama administration will make a final decision on whether or not to greenlight shale gas exports sometime in 2013. The policy agenda is about to heat up in the energy and environment policy arenas inside the Beltway.

The President's Keystone XL Puzzle

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 03.27.2013 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

For opponents, rejection of the pipeline would represent a vital and historic break with the era of fossil fuels. But for supporters of the pipeline, denying the permit would run counter to Obama's stated commitment to job creation and an "all of the above" energy policy that includes continued development of oil, gas and even coal resources.

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.

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...