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Hillary Clinton's Keystone Crisis
Co-founder and Communications Director, 350.org
"I am not going to second guess [President Barack Obama] because I was in a position to set this in motion," Clinton said. "I want to wait and see what he and Secretary Kerry decide." She then followed up with what might be one of the worst rejoinders ever delivered from the campaign trail.
'Moccasins on the Ground' Aims to Shield People from 'Black Venom' of Keystone XL
President, Climate Crisis Solutions
Oyate Wahacanka ("Shield the People"), a project of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, has erected tipi spirit camps along the northern route of Keystone XL to "stop progress along the pipeline right-of-way."
Canadian Aboriginals Fear Future Of Oil Sands Pipeline
The Climate Movement Needs to Stop 'Winning'
Arkansas Oil Spill: "I Just Feel So Helpless"
A thunderstorm is supposed to hit Mayflower with up to 1.7 inches of rain. The lakes and streams will flood and the land will be washed over, not with life giving spring rain but with tar sands oil. I am scared for my friends and for a place that for four years was my home.
The Exxon Pipeline Spill: Questions That Should Be Frequently Asked
Marine toxicologist and Exxon Valdez survivor
It is essential for the media to search for deeper explanations and more accurate information during incidents that threaten human health, wildlife, and the environment -- and future energy choices.
Indigenous Groups Vow To Act Out Against Canadian Pipelines
If oil workers could choose, would they choose to work in toxic environments with damaging chemicals, or would they choose to work surrounded by clean air? If people had a choice, what would that choice be?
Rocket Trike Diaries: Week Two
President, Climate Crisis Solutions
Join Renewable Rider Tom Weis as he pedals his rocket trike 2,150 miles through America's heartland in support of landowners fighting TransCanada's toxic Keystone XL tar sands pipeline scheme. Here are the video entries from Week Two.
GOP Leadership Holds Tax Relief for American Families Hostage to Keystone Pipeline
Former President, NRDC
At the insistence of Republican lawmakers, the tax bill moving through Congress includes a provision requiring the president to make a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline in 60 days. This is political opportunism at its most cynical.
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WATCH: Another Actor Fights The Keystone XL Pipeline, Invites People To Protest
Conventional Wisdom on Tar Sands Destroyed
Senior Fellow, Center for International Policy
If we're really concerned about security, tar sands oil should be a last-gap, man-the-barricades option -- something we as a society hope we never have to use.
Changing the Game: Your Part, My Part
Executive Director, Ohio Environmental Council
Politics is about repetition, and we need to use every town hall meeting, every bus-tour stop, and every ribbon cutting ceremony to tell our representatives that we care about environmental protection. And then we need to do it again.
Mr. Obama: XL + Tar Sands = Bad Political Equation
Board Member, New Economy Coalition
Why must we go to such dramatic lengths to stop Obama from making the most destructive decision for the climate that any president could ever make? The answer is bad political calculus.
New Pipeline to Challenge Obama's Promises
Author, 'The End of Nature' among others; Co-founder, 350.org
It took some serious digging in my sock drawer, but I just found my 'Environmentalists for Obama' button left over from the '08 campaign. I need it because I'm headed to Washington to get arrested in front of the White House.
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