For Immediate Release
Blair FitzGibbon, 202-503-6141
Statement from Rainforest Action Network Executive Director Lindsey Allen
SAN FRANCISCO - “It is a hopeful sign that Obama has rejected Transcanada’s desperate request to buy more time, but after seven years of drama, enough is enough. The evidence has long been in that this misguided project would be a disaster for the climate and with the eyes of the world turning towards the upcoming global climate negotiations in Paris, it is time for Obama to exercise some real climate leadership and reject the KXL once and for all.”
Rainforest Action Network (RAN) is headquarted in San Francisco, California with offices staff in Tokyo, Japan, and Edmonton, Canada, plus thousands of volunteer scientists, teachers, parents, students and other concerned citizens around the world. We believe that a sustainable world can be created in our lifetime, and that aggressive action must be taken immediately to leave a safe and secure world for our children.