The Keystone XL pipeline is a project that must be rejected. See below for resources and ways to get involved! What can you do? Send a comment to the State Department by March 7th, expressing your concerns with the project. Join the 70,000 who have already taken the Pledge to Resist the Keystone XL pipeline, including … Read More
New data reveals that a full 60 percent of gasoline produced at Keystone XL refineries was exported.
Our concerns with the impact statement for the Keystone XL pipeline released today are extensive and only serve to further strengthen the clear need for Secretary Kerry and President Obama to reject this proposed pipeline project. This month’s largest-ever Forward on Climate rally and other events make it clear that there is a large and growing movement that will support them should they choose to reject this dirty pipeline. Over the next 45 days, we are confident Americans will make this abundantly clear to the Administration.
Two Albertan government ministers will be finishing their latest lobbying tours of Europe this week after a ten day PR push to undermine the EU’s flagship climate legislation, the Fuel Quality Directive.
Yesterday Barack Obama was officially sworn in for his second term as US president in a small ceremony at the White House, which has to happen on the 20 January. Today there is the official ceremony in Washington with all its pomp and tradition, with tens of thousands expected to join in the celebrations. The … Read More
Existing analyses of the impacts of tar sands fail to account for a byproduct of the process that is a major source of climate change causing carbon emissions: petroleum coke – known as petcoke. Petcoke is the coal hiding in North America’s tar sands oil boom.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Research Shows Climate Emissions from Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Much Worse Than Reported Proposed Export Pipeline Will Significantly Expand Tar Sands Industry January 17, 2013 – Scientists and advocates today unveiled new research showing that the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would damage the climate much more than previously … Read More
Increasing petcoke use is a clear result of the increasing production of tar sands bitumen. Petcoke is a seldom discussed yet highly important aspect of the full impacts of tar sands production. Factored into the equation, petcoke puts another strong nail in the coffin of any rational argument for the further exploitation of the tar sands.
We campaign against the rapidly expanding Canadian tar sands industry, a carbon source that is out of control. Far from bringing America energy security, as its proponents claim, tar sands undermines action on climate change and keeps America hooked on dirty oil. Tar sands (also known as oil sands) is a low quality form of … Read More