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In Major Shift, 'Keystone XL' Province Reveals Aggressive Climate Plan

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

The Canadian province of Alberta, home to the country's controversial oil sands, said on Sunday it will implement an economy-wide tax on carbon emissions in 2017, addressing long-standing criticism it is not doing enough to combat climate change. Show More Summary

The Keystone XL saga: missed chances, shifting sands — Fuel for Thought

If Bill O’Reilly, author of such books as “Killing Lincoln” and “Killing Kennedy” were to turn his attention to pipelines, his next book might be entitled “Killing Keystone.” It would be a tale full of twists and turns, conspiracy theories, missed opportunities, miscalculations and bad timing surrounding TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. It would not, […]

Stung by Keystone reversal, Canadian province doubles down on renewable energy

After getting a “major wake-up call” from the U.S. government in its rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline project, the leader of the Canadian province of Alberta announced an aggressive climate-change plan Sunday that sets emission limits for the oil sands and begins the transition from coal to...

ISIL Wins in U.S. House; Plus: TPP, NAFTA and the Return of Keystone XL?

On today's BradCast: The U.S. House rolls over for ISIL. And, could NAFTA and TPP lead to a return of the previously rejected Keystone XL pipeline?

In the Ground

I'll be honest. There were times, particularly in the early years before tens of thousands marched in protest, when I wasn't confident that President Obama would reject Keystone XL. This was, after all, a president who bragged aboutShow More Summary

Midday open thread. Study: low-carbon makeover of U.S. industry would create 2 million jobs

Today’s comic by Ruben Bolling is Super-Fun-Pak Comix: Percival Dunwoody meets Jeb Bush, and more: TransCanada withdraws its Keystone XL route application: The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline has withdrawn its application for route...Show More Summary

Why Republican Governors Will Run Against Obama Again

President Barack Obama killed the Keystone XL Pipeline. That doesn’t mean Republicans are ready to let it die. As the Republican Governors Association met for two days on the Las Vegas Strip, state leaders continued to hammer Obama’s decision to block a pipeline that would help connect pipes to move Canadian tar-sands oil south to…

Warren Buffett Gives A Gigantic Concrete Wind Turbine Tower To Iowa

A new concrete wind tower will power more jobs in Iowa, deploying in-state producers including a Siemens wind turbine factory. Keystone XL who Warren Buffett Gives A Gigantic Concrete Wind Turbine Tower To Iowa was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

While You Were Distracted by Keystone XL

While the U.S. was preoccupied with the Keystone XL pipeline debate, Robert Rapier points out that the world experienced a massive increase in fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

After White House Rejects Keystone XL, Battle Against Larger Texas Pipeline Intensifies

If a couple of billionaires get their way, a 143-mile-long natural gas pipeline will be built right through the heart of Texas' remote Chihuahuan desert. If a couple of billionaires get their way, a 143-mile-long, 42-inch high pressure...Show More Summary

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Why Do Working Americans Support Job-Killing Democrats?

After years of review, President Obama has killed the Keystone XL pipeline project. The pipeline would have moved crude oil from Western Canada to Nebraska, where it would have connected

Trudeau just destroyed the Northern Gateway pipeline in one sentence

Justin Trudeau killed off the Keystone XL pipeline today. In the mandate letter to his Transportation Minister Marc Garneau, Trudeau told him to “formalize a moratorium on crude oil tanker traffic on British Columbia’s North Coast.” Of course, what Trudeau really means is that he wants to ban tankers that would have shipped oil that […]

Forget Washington, Citizens Need to Stop Climate Change

Image credit: Asian Development Bank (Flickr) Climate change talk with little action isn't exactly new in the United States - but this time, the talk has centered on the rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline,on the upcoming COP21 talks in Paris, Pope Francis, even the new President Obama Facebook page, which launched this week with a climate theme. Show More Summary

Killing Keystone XL Won’t Stop Climate Change. Here’s What Could

The Keystone XL decision gives the US leverage in the upcoming Paris climate talks. It also opens the door for more cuts Obama can make in his final year. The post Killing Keystone XL Won’t Stop Climate Change. Here’s What Could appeared first on WIRED.

Here’s what you can fight now that Keystone XL is dead

Exploding trains and leaky pipelines: There are plenty of hotspots that climate activists could pursue now.

Who Can Follow This Climate Leader?

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

By Emily Schwartz Greco / OtherWords President Obama rejected the Keystone XL pipeline while backing increased oil, gas, and coal production.

Hold the Keystone XL bubbly: Our fossil fuel addiction is as strong as ever

Before we get too carried away, let's figure out how to capitalize on that unquestionably necessary Keystone win

Many Americans lukewarm on Obama Keystone pipeline rejection

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Many Americans are lukewarm on President Barack Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, with more than a third saying they didn't care either way, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows. TransCanada's...Show More Summary

Forget Keystone XL, The Clean Energy Sector Has Jobs

President Obama had plenty of good reasons for rejecting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline on Nov. 6, but here's one more reason that made it all the more logical: We're already creating lots of energy jobs in America: Clean, renewable energy jobs in manufacturing, construction and a myriad other fields. Show More Summary

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