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Tar Sands-Obsessed Canada: 'If All Else Fails, Let’s Go North'
“We can’t go South, we can’t go West, we can’t go East, so, hey, lets’ go North”. That is the latest thinking of the Canadians in their increasingly desperate attempts to export the dirty, carbon intensive tar sands from Alberta. At the moment, all the southern, western and eastern routes to export...
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Investor Call: Enbridge's Keystone XL Clone Opens in October, Rail Facility to Follow
In a recent quarter two call for investors , Enbridge Inc executives said the company's “Keystone XL” clone — the combination of the Flanagan South and Seaway Twin pipelines — will open for business by October. As previously reported by DeSmogBlog, Enbridge has committed a “silent coup” of sorts ,...
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Keystone XL's Climate Impact Worse Than Thought: Study
The climate impacts of the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline could be worse than thought, a new analysis shows. According to the study published Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change , completing this fossil fuel infrastructure project, which would run from Hardisty, Alberta to Steele...
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As Keystone XL Dominoes Fall, Time to Arrest Tar Sands Industry
We’ve got this. Thanks to the courageous and indefatigable efforts of pipeline fighters everywhere, the tide has finally turned on Keystone XL . As it becomes increasingly clear that Keystone XL’s northern leg is not going through, it is time to set our sights on ending all tar sands exploitation...
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Keystone XL is an Easy Terror Target Says Retired Navy SEAL Chief
Hedge fund billionaire and staunch opponent of Keystone XL Tom Steyer has hired a retired Navy SEAL chief to conduct a "threat assessment" of the proposed northern leg of TransCanada's tar sands pipeline. Released Wednesday, the report was conducted by Dave Cooper, a former Booz Allen Hamilton...
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Desmond Tutu: Tar Sands 'Negligence and Greed' Must Stop
Archbishop Desmond Tutu railed against tar sands development, which he said "reflects negligence and greed," and urged humanity to come together to fight climate change, the "moral struggle" of our time. The 82-year-old Nobel Peace Prize Laureate made the comments Saturday at an Athabasca Chipewyan...
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An anti-Keystone XL action in front of the White House. (Photo: Light Brigading/cc/flickr) News
A Scrambling TransCanada 'Shows Power of Anti-Keystone Movement'
Recent comments made by the head of energy giant TransCanada might have just put the spotlight on the power of the movement to stop the Keystone XL pipeline. The company's CEO, Russ Girling, told media this week that TransCanada was looking into the option of transporting crude from the Alberta tar...
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Last month, protesters held a five-day encampment on the National Mall calling on lawmakers to Reject the Keystone XL pipeline. (Photo: Jamie Henn/ Creative Commons/ 350.org) News
KXL Activists Blast Pro-Keystone Dems in Senate
Anti-pipeline activists have launched an offensive against the handful of Democratic Senators who may determine the future of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline in a vote slated for this week. With rallies outside the offices of "swing" Senators Tom Carper (Del.), Bill Nelson (Fla.) and Bob Casey (...
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Tribal leaders gather at Reject and Protect in Washington, D.C., last week. (WNV / Kristin Moe) Views
When Cowboys and Indians Unite: Inside the Unlikely Alliance Remaking the Climate Movement
It began with a dream, and a memory. Faith Spotted Eagle slept. In her sleep, she saw her grandmother, lying on a table, wrapped in a blanket with her white braids on her chest. Her sister appeared. “What’s going on?” Spotted Eagle asked. “I don’t know. They told us to come.” A door opened; a room...
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In Nation's Capital, It's Native Americans and Ranchers vs. KXL 'Death Warrant'
Native American tribes, farmers and ranchers, and thousands of their allies flooded the National Mall Saturday with a ceremonial procession calling for President Obama to reject the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. In the biggest mobilization yet of a five-day protest encampment,...
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