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, […]
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...
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?
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Bush, and more: TransCanada withdraws its Keystone XL route application: The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline has withdrawn its application for route...Show More Summary
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…
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.
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
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
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 […]
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
Exploding trains and leaky pipelines: There are plenty of hotspots that climate activists could pursue now.
By Emily Schwartz Greco / OtherWords President Obama rejected the Keystone XL pipeline while backing increased oil, gas, and coal production.
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
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
TransCanada, the owner of the recently-nixed northern leg of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, has won a bid from Mexico's government to build a 155-mile pipeline carrying gas from hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) in the United States...Show More Summary
MANCHESTER, N.H.—Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday called for a 25% or greater tax on profits from the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S., days after the Obama administration rejected a Canadian company's application to construct it.
The President's rejection of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline ushered in a new model of climate leadership--one that carries great significance as we head into the international climate negotiations in Paris later. Over the past few...Show More Summary
Although the International Energy Agency's latest warning of future energy security risks doesn't mention the Keystone XL pipeline, it provides important context for assessing President Obama's decision turning down that project's application. Show More Summary
When Barack Obama rejected the Keystone XL Pipeline, in his statement was an eye-opener. Third: Shipping dirtier crude oil into our country would not increase America’s energy security. What has increased America’s energy securityShow More Summary
The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: A very bad week for fossil fuels: Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline; Peabody Coal caught lying to the public about climate change; Exxon Mobil facing investigation...Show More Summary