Keystone Pipeline


10 Ways Politics Shaped the Environment in 2014

How important was environmental protection in 2014? Well, to be honest, our findings are a mixed bag. While California comes out first for…
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Tar Sand Companies’ Future CO2 Emissions Could Increase Five-Fold

Fossil Free Indexes recently released a new report detailing potential emissions of the largest tar sands companies.
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Samsung Continues Global Renewable Energy Investment with Solar in Canada

Samsung Renewable Energy inked a partnership agreement with Canadian Solar Inc. to open a solar module and power voltage manufacturing plant in Ontario.

More Oil, but Higher Prices

The combination of pump pain and pollution economics are driving consumers toward a disruptive shift into electric cars, renewable energy, urban lifestyles, energy…
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Facebook CEO Plays With Fire, Gets Burned

Barely one month after it launched its first advocacy campaign, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's new political action committee has already shed two…

The Politicization of Climate Reignites Environmental Advocates

Amid a backdrop of severe and often catastrophic weather events in 2012, the environmental grassroots reignited around climate change. The politicization of climate…
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Media Quiet on Arkansas Spill as Keystone Hangs in the Balance

As the whole world watches and waits to see if President Obama is going to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, no one is…

AFL-CIO Lends Its Support to the Keystone Pipeline

Earlier this week, the American Petroleum Institute, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Koch brothers and other Keystone pipeline proponents received support from a somewhat…
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Loss of Rebecca Tarbotton Ripples Far Beyond Rainforest Action Network

Last week’s tragic death of Rebecca Tarbotton marks a sad start to 2013; the Executive Director of Rainforest Action Network died in an…
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Romney Energy Plan a Massive Pipeline Dream

Mitt Romney released his energy plan today, and touted it as an ambitious agenda to free the United States completely off of overseas…

Why Energy Independence In Its Current Form is Actually a Bad Idea

One of the main stories the New York Times ran on its front page on Friday was on how the United States is…

The Fight to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline Continues

The fight to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline continues. Six Republican senators, including Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnel, filed an amendment on Monday,…

UK Quietly Supports Canadian Tar Sands Exports to EU

The UK government has been lending secret support to Canada’s campaign against the EU’s Fuel Quality Directive (FQD), which would greatly restrict tar…

NASA Scientist James Hansen and Darryl Hannah Arrested at Keystone Pipeline Protest

Things are heating up when it comes to the protests outside of the Whitehouse over the Keystone XL pipeline, a $7 billion, 1,700…