Opposition to Keystone XL across the country and the world continues to grow, with more than 2 million comments calling for rejection of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline delivered today. Today marked the end of the 30-day public comment...continued→
Feature: Dirty Fuels
Looking for Energy in All the Wrong Places
With cheap oil becoming a luxury of the past, America and the world are working to build a clean energy future that will heal the economy and help fight global warming. But not everyone is willing to let go of the past: They're trying to develop even dirtier sources of transportation fuel -- derived from oil shale, tar sands and liquid coal -- at an even greater cost to our health and the environment.
Approval of Line 9B puts Canadian communities at risk while bringing tar sands oil to New England's doorstep
Posted March 6, 2014 by Danielle Droitsch
This blog was co-authored with Shelley Kath and additional help from Josh Axelrod. Today, Canada’s energy and pipeline regulator, the National Energy Board (NEB), approved a local, pipeline project that would transport tar sands eastward, from Ontario to terminals just...continued→
Thank you to each and every one of the hundreds of people who joined together for a march on Washington yesterday to ask the President to “Dec-line the Pipe-line”. And a special thanks to the 398 young people who...continued→
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer from California has connected the dots and is pointing to growing evidence that communities living near tar sands mining and drilling operations, pipelines, and refineries are showing serious health risks and problems. An issue brief published...continued→
Now five years after it was first proposed, why do so many Americans, including the environmental community, remain so passionately opposed to the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline? The fervor arises from a fundamental question. Will we continue relying...continued→
This week’s court decision invalidating Keystone XL’s route through Nebraska has reverberations that extend far beyond the borders of that state and is likely to have a major impact on the federal evaluation process. This decision is a huge...continued→
In what is a major victory for farmers, ranchers and other landowners, Nebraska’s District court has declared the route for the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline through that state to be unconstitutional. This significant court decision means once...continued→
On this President's Day, it's fitting to reflect on a November night more than 200 years ago, when Gen. George Washington and fellow patriot leader Thomas Paine rowed out onto New Jersey’s Millstone River with a contingent of soldiers to settle a scientific mystery;...continued→
Secretary Kerry is right that climate change needs to be tackled like a "weapon of mass destruction"
Secretary Kerry got it right when he identified climate change as one of the most urgent issues facing the world in a February 16 speech in Jakarta. Kerry got it right on the science, the urgency, and the opportunity to...continued→
A major issue in the decision around the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is the extent to which this project will drive expansion of tar sands extraction and the associated climate change. This dirty energy project will make climate...continued→