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President Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline

Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline

In what may have been a move to call TransCanada’s bluff, President Obama shut down the Keystone XL pipeline project, rejecting the application that would have brought 800,000 barrels a day of heavy crude oil scoured from enormous tar sand pits in Alberta Canada 1,179 miles south to refineries the U.S. Gulf Coast. Producers can find other means to move…

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Will the Keystone XL pipeline be approved? If so, it's for all the wrong reasons

Refuting the 9 Reasons Why the Keystone XL will be Approved

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 to ascertain the outcome of…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Obama’s Energy and Climate Agenda After Reelection; Canada Confident About Tar Sands Pipeline; Sandy’s Wakeup Call

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Obama’s environmental, energy, and climate change agenda after reelection: Obama has been a strong supporter of renewable energy and the growth in the solar market will make it easy for Obama to legitimize his continued support of solar as a viable source of energy and a solution to global…

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Video Friday: Tar Sands – Reality in the Pits

Episode 8 from our friends at DoSomethingAboutClimate.com discussing the Canadian tar sands and what it really means for our energy and climate future.

Voices Against Tar Sands: South Dakota Rancher Resists Eminent Domain Threat from TransCanada

South Dakota rancher John Harter speaks out against the Tar Sands Keystone pipeline and their threat to seize land under eminent domain. One of a series of videos from NRDCFlix and the Natural Resource Council’s Voices Against Tar Sands initiative.

Enviro News Wrap: Refining Climate Models; Tar Sands and Carbon Emissions; Slow Start for the Chevy Volt, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Models of climate change for the next 40 years are becoming increasingly scary over time, suggesting a 3C rise in global temperatures by 2050 We all know that the Alberta tar sands produces super dirty oil, now there is yet another negative…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Solar Trade War Between China and the U.S.; Oil Spill Blackens River in Venezuela; Shareholders and the Environment, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Permitting is a huge headache in the PV Solar installation industry; fixing the way local building departments issue and approve permits is a whole side battle for the renewable energy industry. Here is a summary of the “solar panel trade war” between China and the US. Oil…

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