Support for Keystone XL “hits all-time high” as attendance at protests continues to dwindle

Just a handful of protesters – less than half that showed up to the Earth Day protest – gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial today.  And what was the consensus? Well, CBC perhaps put it best saying it was a “carefully co-ordinated public relations stunt.” As the protesters were busy trying to wade in […]

Steyer says Keystone XL won’t define Obama’s climate legacy while Earth Day protest draws sparse crowd

Today is Earth Day – one of the biggest days of the year for activists across the globe, yet Keystone XL opponents were only able to draw about 60 to 70 folks to Washington DC for the Cowboy Indian Alliance protest, as Politico reported earlier today. Meanwhile we have some breaking news: as Keystone XL […]

Keystone XL Delay Inspires Call to Action

In the wake of yet another Obama Keystone XL delay, there’s been a significant call to action from Democrats and Republicans, from labor groups and business groups telling President Obama to stop punting and finally approve Keystone XL.   It’s ridiculous that the well over five year long process on #KXL is continuing for an […]

Whom to believe on Keystone XL – activists and Hollywood actors or actual experts?

Today, several news outlets reported on a letter written by former President Jimmy Carter along with other Nobel laureates against Keystone XL.  Considering that the usual suspects – NRDC and the Sierra Club – were behind the effort, it’s no surprise that the letter rehashes opponents’ climate claims, which have been debunked time and time […]

New Health Study Debunks Latest Opponents’ Claim on Keystone XL

With their climate case against Keystone XL in complete shambles, some opponents have attempted to shift the focus of the debate to concerns about public health.  At a press conference last month, Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, even went as far as to declare a health […]

It’s Game Over for Keystone XL opponents’ “Game Over” Claims

  Click to view video At today’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Keystone XL, Chairman Robert Menendez (D-NJ) asked well-known climate scientist James Hansen to clarify what he meant when he made his famous “game over” comment, which has been used widely by Keystone XL opponents to justify their erroneous claims.  Of course, “game […]