VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here. An executive of TransCanada, the company proposing to build the Keystone XL pipeline, sent a letter to US State Department officials arguing...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- TransCanada, the company seeking to build the controversial pipeline that would carry oil from Alberta to refineries in Texas, is leaning on Secretary of State John Kerry to make a permitting decision. In letter to Kerry...Show More Summary
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp said on Tuesday that tightening climate-change rules from the governments of Canada and the province of Alberta help justify the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project.
Hillary Clinton has hired a former lobbyist for the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline, further upsetting environmentalists who have long been wary of her commitment to fighting climate change.RELATED ►POST PROFILESHARE ►
It’s pretty obvious that Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and her new NDP government don’t understand the province’s biggest industry. Here’s her latest gaff: stating that Keystone XL pipeline will cost Alberta jobs and send them to Texas. In my report, I prove that this simply isn’t true. And by the way: Why is Notley so worked […]
Like most debates in Congress, the fight over the Keystone XL pipeline is driven by posturing and partisanship rather than common sense. On Tuesday, this phenomenon was on full view as the Senate took a vote that fell short of overriding environmental concerns and giving the pipeline the go-ahead.
In recent weeks the Environmental Working Group and others have been promoting a study that suggests corn ethanol is worse for the climate than the controversial Keystone XL pipeline and gasoline produced from Canadian tar sands. That’s like saying apple juice is worse for the human body than arsenic. read more
An activist was placed on a US government watchlist for domestic flights after being swept up in an FBI investigation into protests of the Keystone XL pipeline, linking a breach of intelligence protocol with accounts of continued tracking that environmentalists fear could follow them for life....
The main goal of the protest was to emphasize that the conversation about tar sands and fossil fuels is about more than just the Keystone XL pipeline. The post Thousands March In The Midwest’s Largest-Ever Anti-Tar Sands Rally appeared first on ThinkProgress.
On May 31st, Paul Blumenthal and Ryan Grim at Huffington Post headlined, "Banks Behind Hillary Clinton's Canadian Speeches Really Want The Keystone Pipeline," and they reported that, "Two Canadian banks tightly connected to promoting...Show More Summary
In a 3-0 vote, the U.S. Appeals Court for the Tenth Circuit has ruled that the southern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline was permitted in a lawful manner by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Keystone XL South was approved via...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Two Canadian banks tightly connected to promoting the controversial Keystone XL pipeline in the United States either fully or partially paid for eight speeches made by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the period not long before she announced her campaign for president. Show More Summary
Why the Keystone pipeline is toast: fossil industry digs in its heels, but US Secretary of State John Kerry proposes an end run around carbon pricing Yet Another Reason Why The Keystone XL Pipeline Is Toast was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
The former Senator's new employer represents the companies seeking to build fracked gas export terminals and the Keystone XL pipeline. The post Ex-Senator Joins Firm That Lobbies For The Industries Destroying Her State appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Pres. Barack Obama vetoed a bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline on February 24— not because of climate change, not because of low oil prices and not because of the risks... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Kathleen Wynne went to Washington and gave a speech. Right off the bat she started attacking have-provinces and the Keystone XL Pipeline. The Keystone XL pipeline doesn’t even have anything to do with Ontario. The worst part? She actually said she doesn’t care about the economy. Is this her way of saying she’s given up […]
WASHINGTON — A Twitter post recently caught the eye of Bill McKibben, the environmental advocate and godfather of the Keystone XL pipeline protests. It included an image from “The Simpsons” showing Homer and his family basking in mountains...Show More Summary
A report by the Guardian found that the FBI investigated non-violent environmental groups critical of the Keystone XL pipeline.
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Above: Obvious environmental extremists It’s ridiculous that the FBI was violating agency protocol by going to rather extreme measures in monitoring those protesting the Keystone XL Pipeline. Calling the opponents “extremists” (because...Show More Summary