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President Barack Obama’s call to restrict oil exploration on 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge probably won’t have much practical impact for an area already off-limits to drillers, though it’s created a new fault line with ...
Ranchers arrested for trespassing on their own property. Preachers moonlighting as land agents. Billionaire activists hiring former Navy SEALs to conduct mock terror attacks. Given the farcical turns the fight over Keystone
XL has taken, it’s ...
In a series of votes that took place on Thursday and Friday, the U.S. Senate voted against four separate measures that would have put it on record as recognizing what the vast majority of climate scientists have shown for decades now: that global ...
Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday declined again to take a position on the Keystone
, telling an audience in Canada that she would not express her views because of an ongoing review by the State Department
"We have ...
Hillary Rodham Clinton, who has so far avoided taking a position on the Keystone
, is sure to face the issue again on Wednesday in a return to Canada as Congress considers approving construction of the contentious project backed by the ...
s senators are now on the record on the question of whether climate change is “a hoax.” But a majority of the Senate, including 15 Republicans, are also on record stating that human activity contributes to climate change.
TransCanada, the company proposing to build the controversial $8 billion Keystone
, filed court documents Tuesday in nine Nebraska counties to start eminent domain proceedings and get the 12 percent of easements it still needs ...
President Obama will likely touch on energy and environmental issues during his State
of the Union address Tuesday night. But not every topic is safe.
President Barack Obama will give his annual State
of the Union address Tuesday night ...
The political war over climate science is flaring up again on Capitol Hill this week as the U.S. Senate debates a bill that would approve the highly controversial Keystone
opponents, many of whom oppose the project because ...
Robert Redford, the Hollywood star and long-time environmentalist, has accused Republicans of "living in the 1950s" with their approach to their environment.
The Oscar-winner took particular aim at Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader ...
Despite the new Republican majority and the oil industry gunning for the president’s agenda on emissions cuts and the Keystone
, Barack Obama will show he’s no lame duck on climate change, White House officials insisted ahead of his ...
What should U.S. climate activists be focusing on this coming year? We asked more than a dozen smart folks to give us up to three answers to that question (and some gave us even more).
One big common theme: The need to broaden and ...
President Obama is taking flak by advocates on the left and right for his failure to provide decisive action on the Keystone
, which would cut across the United State
s to transport Canadian oil to the gulf coast.
But for all ...
An association representing 16 American Indian tribes in three state
s along the Keystone
route sent a letter to President Barack Obama this week urging him to reject the pipeline
The association represents ...
The Obama administration's approach to regulating methane could signal a tougher approach to the growing domestic oil and gas industry as President Obama tries to build his environmental legacy.Administration officials came down mostly on ...
Not all pipeline
s are the same; not all oil projects are good energy projects. Yet we tend to associate any North American oil project with greater energy security/stability and thousands of jobs. While there is no polling data to confirm it, I ...
The U.S. Senate advanced a bill on Monday to approve the Keystone
XL oil pipeline
as Republicans, who have made the project their first priority of the year, try to line up enough votes to overcome a potential veto by President Barack ...
President Obama came under new pressure on Friday to make a decision on the Keystone
XL oil pipeline
as the Nebraska Supreme Court cleared the way for its construction through the state
and the House passed a bill to approve the ...
For four years, Republicans in Congress have been accused of obstructing President Obama’s agenda. Now, with the House and Senate under their control, GOP leaders are ready to turn the tables.
During the next few months, congressional ...
Congressional Republicans and Nebraska's Supreme Court have shipped the Keystone
XL oil pipeline
project right back to a reluctant President Barack Obama.
Obama is so loath to make the call that deliberations have entered their sixth ...
n a move that surprised exactly no one, the Republican-dominated U.S. House of Representatives voted today for the tenth time to approve the construction of the Keystone
. Following a short floor discussion that reiterated all the ...
Nebraska's Supreme Court, in a split decision, cleared the the way for the controversial Keystone
Four of the seven judges ruled that landowners who challenged the state
law giving Nebraska's governor authority to ...
A Nebraska court has signed off on the proposed route for the Keystone
XL, bringing the controversial project a crucial step closer to reality after six years of legal and political fighting.
The Nebraska supreme court said the state
The showdown over the Keystone
XL will move to the Senate floor next Monday, with Republicans and Democrats girding up for a clash over the pipeline
and climate change.
The Senate energy committee voted 13-9 on Thursday in favour of a ...
XL oil pipeline
cleared two hurdles on Friday, setting up a showdown between Congress and President Barack Obama who has raised new questions about the project after more than six years of review.
Following months of ...