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Corn grew to the left, soybeans to the right and gravel crunched under their feet on Road 22 Saturday afternoon as about 70 Nebraskans met 35 marchers who are on a cross-country trek to inspire action in combating climate change.The Great ...
Standing before University of California at Irvine`s graduating class this June, Barack Obama did something no U.S. president has done before: He stood up for climate science. Not only did the president make a strong case for taking immediate ...
Environmental activists vowed Thursday to fight plans for a proposed 1,100-mile crude oil pipeline
that would slice diagonally through the heart of Iowa, but the state
's politicians are withholding judgment for now.
A series of recent industry announcements is pouring cold water on the argument that tar sands development will happen at the same pace and scale with or without major infrastructure projects like Keystone
XL. In recent months, two major tar ...
Opponents of the Keystone
celebrated the passage of another regulatory deadline as the project remains tangled in governmental and legal red tape.TransCanada’s permit to build a 36-inch-diameter pipeline
through South Dakota, ...
A former Canadian ambassador says he's less confident now than he was a few years ago about the U.S. giving the Keystone
project the green light."Two years ago I was very confident that it would be a positive reaction, a "Yes" ...
Al Gore, who has called the Keystone
XL project “ridiculous” and an “atrocity,” said he thinks President Barack Obama will reject the controversial pipeline
between Alberta’s oil sands and U.S. Gulf Coast refineries.Former Vice President ...
North Carolina could soon be deluged with cheap and abundant natural gas from the Marcellus Shale through a major pipeline
expansion that could dampen urgency to incubate a home-grown fracking industry.
Proposals to build a new ...
When you combine climate change, an unlikely partnership between Californians and French-speaking Canadians—and the prospect of an 8-cents-a-gallon rise in gasoline prices—what do you get?The energy industry vs. California. And ...
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government, which has failed to persuade President Barack Obama to approve TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone
XL, is turning up the heat on the U.S. administration.
Finance Minister Joe Oliver, Natural ...
XL oil pipeline
would be vulnerable to attacks threatening water supplies for millions of homeowners and farmers, according to a report by NextGen Climate, a political group led by billionaire activist Tom Steyer.Attackers ...
Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone
XL oil pipeline
after learning of potentially dangerous defects involving the southern leg of the Canada-to-Texas project.The ...
Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone
XL oil pipeline
after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg of the Canada-to-Texas ...
Recently, the Bard Center for Environmental Policy’s national climate seminar series hosted divestment campaign manager Jay Carmona and digital campaigner Duncan Meisel to talk about 350.org’s ongoing effort to fight global warming. Together ...
To listen to Congressman Fred Upton, there's really no downside to constructing the controversial Keystone
"It's tens of thousands of jobs," the Republican congressman from Southwest Michigan told the Kalamazoo Gazette ...
John Paul Holdren, senior adviser to President Obama on science and technology, took a star turn Tuesday when he released the administration's third U.S. National Climate Assessment.
The document is "the most comprehensive and ...
Political action on approval of the final phase of the Keystone
is likely done for the year after the Senate fell five votes short of invoking cloture on an energy bill to which Republicans were trying to attach an amendment that ...
In politics, it rarely pays to be above the fray. So when a billionaire bent on making his mark comes to your movement with open wallet, you welcome him with open arms.That's how Tom Steyer and the environmental community grew to be fast ...
The indefinite delay in the Keystone
XL approval process is a blessing for the forces of good, if the sputtering rage of the forces of darkness serves as any indication. While litigation is necessary to determine whether TransCanada has any legal ...
As the Obama administration puts off once again any decision on authorizing the Keystone
, there are whispers of another intriguing possibility. If the U.S. government fails to approve the pipeline
soon or rejects it outright, the ...
More than half the U.S. population lives in coastal areas that are “increasingly vulnerable” to the effects of climate change, which will ripple throughout the U.S. economy, a White House advisory group’s report concluded.
The report ...
On Friday we learned that a lot of Republican U.S. senators and a smattering of Democrats are once again trying to make an end run around a legitimate process to assess the impacts of the Keystone
XL tar sands pipeline
, in favor of moving ...
It was February 2012, three months since President Barack Obama had phoned the Canadian prime minister to say the Keystone
designed to carry vast volumes of Canadian crude to American markets would be delayed.Now Harper found ...
Barack Obama faced a new challenge on the controversial Keystone
on Thursday when Democrats and Republicans in the Senate introduced a bill taking the decision out of his hands.
The bill, introduced by Louisiana Democrat Mary ...
The head of a major natural gas trade organization said that human activity contributes to climate change and argued his industry provides a solution to the problem."I think you've got both natural and man-made causes of. So yeah, I think ...