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Refuting the 9 Reasons Why the Keystone XL will be

Despite all of the efforts being made to resist the construction of the Keystone XL, it will likely gain the approval of U.S. President Barack Obama. Supporting evidence for the notion that we will move ahead with the Keystone XL comes from the corporate sector. Powerful corporate interests have considerable resources that often enable them […]Read More

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Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Blocked – For Now

Responding to a mandate laid down by conservatives in Congress last month for a decision within 60 days, the Obama administration denied the permit for  construction of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The proposed route for the 1700-mile pipeline would stretch from Canada to Texas, crossing through sensitive areas including Nebraska’s ecologically sensitive Sandhills […]Read More

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The Year in Review: Popular Efforts to Combat Climate Change

Last year saw a significant increase in popular efforts to combat climate change. From protests against the Keystone XL pipeline to campaigns that pressure businesses to engage more sustainable practices, people are standing up in support of efforts to combat climate change. Last year, we also saw an unprecedented number of people getting involved with […]Read More

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Protests Over Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Enter Third Day

In a third consecutive day of sit-in protests in front of the White House, 65 demonstrators were taken into custody on Monday morning following two days of arrests stemming from organized grassroots resistance against the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, a nearly 2000 mile line from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada south to […]Read More