Seven Democratic National Committee Members Urge President to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

September 21, 2011 by  
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Keystone XL protestors at the end of August, photo: Tar Sands Action / CC BY It’s not just thousands of protestors (a small fraction of whom are pictured above), prominent scientists, nobel laureates, and the Dalai Lama who are urging President Obama to not approve the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline . Seven me… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Embattled Corporation Turns To Push Polling On Keystone XL Pipeline

September 12, 2011 by  
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credit: Tar Sands Action /CC File this one under disgusting. TransCanada, the corporation that is trying to build the 1,700-mile long Keystone XL pipeline that would carry tar sands oil from Alberta to the Gulf Coast, has resorted to push polling so it can have its way. If you’re unfamiliar with the technique, it involves automated phone calls that trick unsuspecting people into supporting a cause–like, for instance, an oil pipeline that would go right through your supply of fresh water, which is what the Keystone XL would do to Nebraskans…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Why Civil Disobedience is Key to the Climate Movement

August 30, 2011 by  
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Photo: Ben Powless via Tar Sands Action at Flickr /CC BY On Tim DeChristopher’s Letter from Jail Tim DeChristopher may be the most famous true blue environmental activist in the nation right now — certainly the most famous for a single, powerful act of protest. As you’re likely aware, DeChristopher disrupted a land auction in Utah by placing a huge bid on a parcel he had no intention of… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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State Department Says Keystone XL Will Have Little Environmental Impact – Campaigners Disagree

August 26, 2011 by  
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photo: Ben Powless for Tar Sands Action / CC BY As protesters continue their civil disobedience outside the White House (pictured above), and getting arrested by the score each day, the State Department has taken a further step towards approving the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline , issuing its final environmental … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Keystone XL Pipeline "Voluntary" Safety Measures Actually Minimum Required By Law

August 22, 2011 by  
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Daily protest against the pipeline will take place outside the White House for the next two weeks. At the time of this writing, over 100 people have been arrested. Photo: Milan Ilnyckji for Tar Sands Action / CC BY NRDC pokes some big holes in the claims made by Keystone XL developer TransCanada in arguing that no further … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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