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Former President Jimmy Carter joined fellow Nobel laureates Wednesday in opposing Keystone
XL, insisting that approving the pipeline
would trigger "more climate upheaval" around the globe.In an open letter to President Obama and Secretary ...
Recently, the US State Department
released yet another report on the environmental impacts of building the Keystone pipeline
. The report is shocking in its ironic juxtaposition of real greenhouse gas emissions and the potential impact on the ...
A spunky little environmental organization, essentially a one-man show with a small supporting cast, continues to battle a Canadian company's effort to establish the nation's first sizeable tars sands strip mine on an arid plateau in eastern ...
XL, a pipeline
proposal to pump Canadian oil sands through the heart of America, has alarmed environmentalists and become one of the most contentious issues of the Obama presidency. But there is a “Plan B” to cut the United State
s out of ...
For all the noise about the State Department
's final environmental review of the Keystone
being a "blow" to pipeline
opponents, the report contains more than enough information for Secretary of State
John Kerry -- a respected ...
A top building trades union is launching a midterm-election assault on House Democrats who oppose construction of the Keystone
XL oil pipeline
A letter distributed Friday by the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA) to ...
One of the nation's leading building trades unions is stepping up pressure on House Democrats who oppose the Keystone
, calling on union members in 27 congressional districts to punish their representative in the midterm ...
Two large national public health groups today wrote to Secretary of State
John Kerry, joining a request for an in-depth human health study on the Keystone
before the President decides whether to permit the tar sands pipeline
to cross ...
White House press secretary Jay Carney attempted to sideline any noise that President Obama would establish a hard deadline for his decision on the Keystone
"Our position on that process hasn’t changed, which is ...
Eleven U.S. Democratic senators urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada Corp's Keystone
XL crude oil pipeline
from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast no later than May 31.
"We need a ...
An activist holds up a sign outside the State Department
during a protest of the Keystone
on March 7, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Photographer: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images
A group of 11 Senate Democrats, including ...
A group of Senate Democrats is urging President Obama to approve the Keystone
XL oil pipeline
by the end of next month, saying the process "has already taken much longer than anyone can reasonably justify."
The letter, spearheaded by ...
XL must not be approved, scientists and economists say Over 100 scientists and economists who are very much concerned about climate change and global warming have recently signed their names on a letter intended for United State
Questions about climate change are surfacing on Capitol Hill amid an ongoing bipartisan drumbeat for faster federal approval of liquefied natural gas projects -- this time in Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu's backyard.
Landrieu, a Democrat ...
Landowners along the route of the proposed Keystone
received letters Wednesday warning them that current easement offers will be pulled after May 14 -- and future offers will be significantly less lucrative.TransCanada Corp., ...
A State Department
contractor for the Keystone
XL that has been under attack for alleged conflicts of interest has withdrawn from contract negotiations to review a lesser-known but still controversial tar sands pipeline
: Enbridge's Alberta ...
Environmentalists using a Keystone
XL template to battle natural gas export terminals can draw a powerful parallel between the infrastructure projects -- both would speed up the development of vast fossil fuel pools -- but face longer odds ...
After years of visiting Canadian ministers talking of little else - at least inside the Beltway - Transport Minister Lisa Raitt barely mentioned the controversial and long-delayed Keystone
Rail or pipeline
, it ...
hen faced with intractable problems, we often make up stories to console ourselves. The boat’s not really sinking, we say: We’re just going through a rough patch. We’re not headed for disaster; we’ve just been blown off course. Better to keep a ...
Secretary of State
John Kerry needs to talk with U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. Better yet, he should come see the South Carolina coast firsthand.Last year, Jewell toured Bulls Island and witnessed how only a 1-foot rise in sea ...
The biggest lease owner in Canada's oil sands isn't one of the well-known international oil giants. It's a subsidiary of Koch Industries, the privately owned cornerstone of the fortune of conservative Koch brothers Charles and David.
After countless marches, arrests, Congressional votes, and editorials, the five-and-a-half year battle over the controversial Keystone
is nearing its end. If a recent ruling in Nebraska doesn`t delay the decision further, America ...
Democrats are grappling with an election-year dilemma posed by the Keystone
XL oil pipeline
Wealthy party donors are funding candidates who oppose the project - a high-profile symbol of the political debate over climate change. But some ...
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing Thursday to consider whether approval of Keystone
XL, the proposed 1,660-mile pipeline
from Alberta, Canada, to Texas, is in the national interest of the United State
In the heated debate over whether to build the Keystone
, the energy industry and lawmakers have predicted that the project could unleash an economic bonanza in the Midwest, and provide jobs for up to a half-million ...