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In the space of 48 hours, Secretary of State John Kerry likened climate change to a weapon of mass destruction, Newt Gingrich called Kerry delusional, Sunday talk shows argued about it and President Barack Obama
announced another executive action ...
Last Monday night, when environmentalist activists staged 280 candlelight vigils in 49 states to protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline
-in Washington, D.C., demonstrators inflated a giant black tube in front of the White House-many no doubt ...
May Boeve grew up in the `90s, in a world where environmentalism was presented less as a social movement than as a personal lifestyle choice: buy a car that doesn`t use much gas, insulate your house, use energy-efficient lightbulbs, ...
The State Department's long-awaited environmental review of Keystone XL on Friday sparked cautious optimism on both sides of the contentious pipeline
debate, underscoring the public pressure facing the Obama
administration before midterm ...
A final decision on whether or not to approve the hotly debated Keystone XL oil pipeline
isn’t imminent, the White House chief of staff said on Sunday, despite a State Department report last week showing the project wouldn’t have a major impact ...
Imagine, if you will, John Kerry's internal monologue—his soliloquy as the State Department prepares to release its final environmental impact statement (EIS) on the Keystone XL pipeline
designed to funnel tar sands
crude from Alberta across the ...
With his country’s foreign minister in tow, Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer walked the marble corridors of the U.S. Capitol yesterday pitching the prize his nation is seeking: the Keystone XL pipeline
“It always makes more sense in our ...
Tom Steyer is standing upright near the corner of a small, beige meeting room at Georgetown University, arms at his sides, eyes shut intently. Half a dozen ministers and priests surround him, laying hands on his torso.Together, the ...
Environmental group NextGen Climate Action, founded by wealthy California Democrat Tom Steyer, tackled one of its favorite tar
gets Monday, the Keystone XL pipeline
, in a conference sponsored by Mr. Steyer in Washington.
Mr. Steyer and ...
As the battle over the Keystone XL pipeline
has worn on -- and it’s now well over two years old -- it’s illuminated the Obama
presidency like no other issue. It offers the president not just a choice of policies, but a choice of friends, ...
's political friends yesterday left him very little room to maneuver on the politically controversial Keystone XL pipeline
, taking turns panning the project at a Center for American Progress event attended by some of the most ...
As a possible government shutdown looms, environmental activists who oppose construction of the Keystone XL pipeline
say they are increasingly alarmed that the project might become a bargaining chip in last-minute negotiations between Republicans ...
In Richmond, Calif., over two hundred people sat down at a Chevron oil refinery and refused to leave. Outside Boston, Mass., they were handcuffed at the state`s largest coal plant. On Seneca Lake in New York, they paddled a flotilla of kayaks ...
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama
formally proposing "joint action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the oil and gas sector," if that is what's needed to gain approval of the Keystone XL pipeline
Just Greed and Politics
defects have been identified along a 60-mile stretch of the southern segment of the Keystone XL pipeline
, north of the Sabine River in Texas (Winnsboro, Texas). Sections of pipe have dents, faulty welds, and ...
’s dismissal of the job benefits from the Keystone XL pipeline
drew a furious rebuke on Monday from supporters of the project who accused him of ignoring his own State Department.Republican lawmakers and industry groups ...
Congressional Republicans criticized comments by President Barack Obama
about the number of jobs the Keystone XL pipeline
would create, saying the remarks undercut his own efforts to highlight policies to boost the U.S. ...
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said the Keystone XL oil pipeline
may be part of budget negotiations as his Republican colleagues criticized President Barack Obama
for saying the project wouldn’t create many jobs.The Wisconsin ...
As President Obama
begins the gargantuan task of selling his climate agenda to the American people, in his corner are wealthy donors he can count on to help him get what he wants.
From Wall Street whizzes to franchise owners, these ...
Five years after being elected president and six months after winning a second term, President Obama
today gave his first speech devoted solely to climate change and announced several executive actions to begin weaning the United States ...
has taken an historic step forward in confronting climate change, asserting his power as US president to cut carbon pollution and protect future generations from catastrophic global warming.
In a speech on Tuesday at ...
said Tuesday he will approve the Keystone XL pipeline
only if it does not substantially increase greenhouse gas emissions -- a surprise announcement ambiguous enough to leave both sides in the fight thinking they’d heard good ...
is due to map out America's first climate change strategy on Tuesday, cutting greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, shoring up coastlines against flooding and sea level rise, and helping advance an international climate deal, ...
While President Obama
's reelection campaign was almost completely silent on the issue of global warming, Organizing for Action, the advocacy group tooled from his 2012 campaign machine, has launched a campaign designed to build support for the ...
Jobs, say hundreds of thousands of people. Pollution, say hundreds of thousands of others.
They say that's what a proposed oil pipeline
would bring into the country, as it transports crude from massive deposits in Canadian tar sands