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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 […]Read More

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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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Enviro News Wrap: Obama’s Energy and Climate Agenda After Reelection;

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 […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Refining Climate Models; Tar Sands and Carbon

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 […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Solar Trade War Between China and the

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 […]Read More