Keystone XL Pipeline

Keystone XL is an oil pipeline proposed by Canadian company TransCanada to carry one of the world’s most controversial fuels: tar sands oil.

If completed, the fiercely debated pipeline will stretch nearly 2,000 miles from Alberta, Canada to the Gulf Coast of Texas. Stay on top of the latest headlines here.

Clinton Keystone XL Pipeline

Hillary Clinton Drops One Shoe On Keystone XL, White House Drops Another

It's toast: Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton clarified her opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline this week, and the White House backed her up.

Keystone XL Pipeline Sputters Out As U.S. Solar Generation Soars to Record High

As rumors fly about the impending Keystone XL permit denial, U.S. solar generation soars to new heights thanks partly to the support of…
Keystone XL Debate Rages 6 years and counting

In the Scheme of Things: What the ‘War on Drugs’ Can Teach Us About Keystone XL

The War on Drugs is focused on the "supply" side of the equation -- what can it teach us about the Keystone XL…
The San Gorgonio Pass Wind Farm in Whitewater, California.

As Congress Mulls Keystone XL Pipeline, States Champion Renewables

Attention on the Keystone XL Pipeline detracts from a number of other significant developments in our quest towards a more vibrant economy.
coal train

Obama Administration Deems Climate Change a National Security Threat

In the words of a recent report, "Climate change is an urgent and growing threat to our national security, contributing to increased natural…

TransCanada’s Keystone Backup Plan

According to documents leaked to Greenpeace, the Canadian company TransCanada has a backup plan in case Keystone fails to get approval.

Stopping Keystone XL: The Message is Getting Through

This past Friday, we received the welcome news from the State Department that the review period for the Keystone XL pipeline would be…
Tom Steyer launches new TV ad series against Keystone XL Pipeline.

New Ads Against Keystone XL Pipeline Take Climate Action to New Level

Billionaire investor Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate Action group has launched a series of four TV ads to build public action against the proposed…
SunShot solar initiatives could out-do Keystone XL pipeline for job creation

Can the Keystone XL Pipeline Beat Wind and Solar’s Job Creation?

The Keystone XL Pipeline really is a "blip" in terms of job creation, as revealed by two new reports on wind power and…

Keystone XL Pipeline: How Long Will the Jobs Last?

TransCanada says there will be tens of thousands of jobs for Americans after the Keystone XL pipeline goes in, and that President Obama's…
new lawsuit focuses on oil, gas and pipeline infrastructure

Louisiana Lawsuit Undercuts Keystone XL Pipeline Safety Argument

Arguments for the safety of the Keystone XL pipeline are undercut by a lawsuit brought by SLFPA-E against 100 oil, gas and pipeline…
EPA rules could shut more power plants

EPA Leader McCarthy Will Target Coal (Oil and Gas, Maybe Not So Much)

New EPA Chief Gina McCarthy will focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants, but the picture for oil and gas…
Keystone gameover

Report: Keystone XL Pipeline Will Raise Gas Prices, Hurt Economy

Consumer Watchdog released a groundbreaking report today that asks and answers the following question: What economic effect will the Keystone XL oil pipeline…
Keystone advocates use Quebec oil disaster

The Issue is Trust, Not Pipelines vs. Railways

Keystone XL pipeline advocates have been quick to use the Lac-Mégantic disaster to bolster their oil pipelines vs. railways safety argument, but they…
Obama climate change speech envisions clean energy economy

Mars & 360 More U.S. Businesses Sign Climate Declaration

Ahead of a major President Obama climate speech, Mars and 360 small businesses join with GM and other major companies to sign the…