Center for Biological Diversity

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
California Governor Gavin Newsom wears a face mask as he prepares to give a briefing after touring a Covid-19 vaccination site on February 22, 2021 in Long Beach. (Photo: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images)
"Newsom can't protect our health and climate while giving thousands of illegal permits each year to this dirty and dangerous industry. We need the courts to step in and stop this."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Young climate activists gathered in fron of the PM's office in protest against neglecting climate issue, in Warsaw, Poland, on December 9, 2020, (Photo: Piotr Lapinski/Nur Photo via Getty Images)
"We are calling upon you and your administration to walk the walk of real...
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Protesters in Mexico City on May 19, 2018 call for Monsanto to get out of Mexican agriculture. (Photo: Jesus Alvarado/dpa via Getty Images)
"We're seeing more and more how the pesticide industry uses the U.S. government...


A new time-lapse video from the Center for Biological Diversity brings frightening visualization to the 8,000 U.S. pipeline "incidents," i.e. spills and explosions, since 1986 that have brought death and destruction to the US. With Obama's decision on Keystone XL—which officials say could spill up to 100 times during its lifetime—looming, the environmental group says his choice is clear. “The question is not if Keystone XL will spill, but when. For this and so many other reasons, Keystone XL...