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Hundreds gather to say no to Canada's tar sands

Blog by Chris Eaton | September 26, 2011 2 comments

Hundreds of people from across North America are gathered this morning on Canada's Parliament Hill for a rally followed by a mass civil disobedience sit-in. Participants are responding to a call to action for a large peaceful...

SEC to Investigate TransCanada's Lies on Keystone XL Job Claims

Blog by Jesse Coleman | January 27, 2012

Today Greenpeace sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) asking them to stop TransCanada Corporation from continuing to illegally mislead investors and the American public with wildly inflated job creation...

U.S.Gasoline Use Declining - Keystone XL Pipeline Not Needed

Blog by Lester Brown | October 13, 2011

This is a guest post by Lester Brown, president of the Earth Policy Institute and author of  World on the Edge. As the debate unfolds about whether to build a 1,711-mile pipeline to carry crude oil from the tar sands in Canada...

State Department's Handling of the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Overtaken by...

Blog by Phil Radford | October 6, 2011 3 comments

It's now abundantly clear that the State Department's handling of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has been overtaken by polluter lobbyists.  Emails obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by Friends of the Earth reveal ...

Exxon Pipeline Spill Arkansas

Image gallery | April 5, 2013

Obama stands up to Big Oil and polluter politicians

Blog by Phil Radford, Daryl Hannah | January 19, 2012

President Obama stood up to Big Oil and its puppets in Congress and denied a permit for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline yesterday. This is encouraging news for the communities whose air and water would have been directly...

Canada: Climate Criminal

Blog by Rex Weyler | January 5, 2012

At the dawn of the 21st century a new political regime has transformed Canada from global hero – once standing up for peace, people, and nature – to global criminal, plunging into war, eroding civil rights, and destroying environments.

Keystone XL and the fights to come

Blog by Phil Radford | November 10, 2011

Today, thanks to the tens of thousands of activists around the country who have protested the Keystone XL pipeline, the Obama administration delivered a major blow to the oil industry's efforts to exploit destructive tar sands oil.

Student Activist Recalls Her November 6th Keystone XL Action Experience

Blog by Abbie Rogers | November 22, 2011

It is with tired eyes, achy feet and a warm heart that I write this blog post. I’ve racked my brain for the right words to describe the most recent Tar Sands Action and at last, settled on the understanding that a timeline would be the...

Degrading the American Dream: inside Koch’s Americans for Prosperity convention

Blog by cgibson | November 10, 2011 2 comments

Last weekend was a wild one for climate action in our nation’s Capitol, between the protest outside a conference run by Koch Industries front group Americans for Prosperity and Sunday’s large street protest against the proposed...

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