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3/12/2014
Early on in the furious battle over the Keystone XL pipeline, a new slogan began to appear at rallies: “Keystone XL = Game Over for Climate.” That phrase, “game over for the climate,” originated in a May, 2012, Times Op-Ed, by James Hansen, who ...   
18/11/2014
TransCanada Corp., the company seeking to build the Keystone XL pipeline, has teamed up with the world`s largest public relations firm to promote a proposed alternative pipeline that`s entirely in Canada. Greenpeace Canada obtained ...   
18/11/2014
Burned by the public opposition to its Keystone XL pipeline, which has held up the project for six years, Alberta tar sands company TransCanada has laid out plans to prevent the same thing from happening as it clears the way to build its even ...   
17/11/2014
House lawmakers passed legislation Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline to bring carbon-intensive tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada, to the Texas Gulf Coast. The Senate is expected to vote this week on a similar pro-Keystone bill ...   
12/11/2014
Yesterday the Washington Spectator ran an investigative piece tearing the veil of secrecy from the Alberta Clipper pipeline project, a plan by Canadian mining company Enbridge to build a pipeline nearly equal in length and capacity to the ...   
5/11/2014
Voters gave Republicans control of the Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections with a majority of 52 seats to the Democrats’ 48. The GOP also maintained control of the House of Representatives, making Congress entirely Republican.For the ...   
19/10/2014
Customers of Britain’s biggest banks are threatening to close their accounts unless the institutions cut all ties with coal, tar sands, fracking and other fossil-fuel industries as part of a new campaign launched today. The attempt to ...   
17/10/2014
Thwarted so far in its attempts to build the Keystone XL pipeline to carry its Alberta tar sands bitumen oil south across the U.S. to the Gulf of Mexico, the TransCanada Corporation has announced that it will submit an application "within weeks" ...   
8/10/2014
After years of intense lobbying from Canadian fossil fuel interests and government officials, the European Union has abandoned plans to label Canadian tar sands, or oil sands, as dirtier than other forms of crude oil. A European Commission ...   
7/10/2014
A European Union plan to label tar sands oil as highly polluting in its fight against climate change has been abandoned after years of opposition led by major producer Canada.A proposal published by the European Commission on Tuesday ...   
22/9/2014
The People's Climate March Sunday drew an estimated 310,000 people to fill New York City streets with calls to world leaders for meaningful, immediate action to stop raising Earth`s temperature before we all are caught in an irreversible climate ...   
17/6/2014
There was little doubt the federal government would approve the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project, regardless of public opposition or evidence presented against it. The prime minister indicated he wanted the pipeline built before the ...   
13/6/2014
IT WAS time to draw a line in the tar sands. Blindsided by Barack Obama's renewed push for action on global warming, the conservative Prime Ministers of Canada and Australia are making a stand. The United States President's drive to ...   
11/6/2014
Tar sands mining in the heart of Canada`s boreal forest is putting millions of America`s migratory birds in jeopardy and has already resulted in hundred of thousands of fatalities, according to a new report released today by the National Wildlife ...   
5/6/2014
European Union policymakers propose to scrap a mandatory requirement to label oil from tar sands as more polluting than other forms of crude following years of lobbying from top producer Canada, according to a draft document seen by ...   
27/5/2014
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 ...   
26/5/2014
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 ...   
24/5/2014
Keystone XL: Where Things Stand, Rainforest Action Network
It`s been one month since the climate movement won a significant delay on the Keystone XL pipeline. Since then, the oil industry and their political and media backers have gotten increasingly desperate: Oil companies tried to ram a vote ...   
17/5/2014
A large group in Maine joined protesters across the country in a nationwide day of action against dirty fuels. More than 100 protests took place Saturday, focusing primarily on sending a message to President Obama not to approve the ...   
17/5/2014
Environmentalists will rally at the Deering Oaks Park bandshell in Portland to oppose the Keystone XL oil pipeline and the shipping of tar sands oil through Maine.The event is part of the nationwide "Day of Action Against Dirty Fuels" and ...   
5/5/2014
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 ...   
15/4/2014
For all the noise about the State Department's final environmental review of the Keystone XL Pipeline being a "blow" to pipeline opponents, the report contains more than enough information for Secretary of State John Kerry -- a respected ...   
14/4/2014
Residents of British Columbia, Canada are pushing back against Enbridge`s proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline, a 731-mile twin pipeline project that, if given final approval, would carry tar sands oil from Alberta to Canada`s west ...   
31/3/2014
A new report released today by the Sierra Club and a coalition of 13 other organizations, including the Indigenous Environmental Network, examines the proposed expansion of the Alberta Clipper tar sands pipeline and concludes that there are ...   

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