As EIS Set to Be Released, Leading Keystone XL Opponent Called Out For Failing to Use Facts

As numerous media outlets report that the State Department is set to release its Final Environmental Impact Statement on Keystone XL today, opponents were once again exposed for failing to use the facts. Billionaire Tom Steyer – seen by many as a leader of the anti-Keystone XL movement – was just given four Pinocchios by […]

The state of American energy is strong – and could be stronger with Keystone XL

This week, Jack Gerard, President and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute (API) delivered his State of American Energy speech outlining the choice that America faces: we can either move forward developing our tremendous resources, creating jobs, rapidly moving towards energy security, and becoming a world energy leader, or we can choose the path of […]

Keystone XL Opponents Wrong Again: Canadian Panel Recommends Northern Gateway Pipeline

Keystone XL opponents were wrong: a Canadian panel has recommended building the Northern Gateway pipeline Opponents are also wrong that stopping a pipeline would stop oil sands development The Northern Gateway pipeline could transport oil sands to countries like China; meanwhile Americans are still waiting for Keystone XL Big news this week: a panel of […]

Americans See Keystone XL Delay as Political, Not Based on “Legitimate Concerns”

Yet another poll this week showed strong, bipartisan support for Keystone XL – but this is no surprise considering that poll after poll has found that Americans overwhelmingly want President Obama to say yes to Keystone XL. Perhaps the new poll’s most interesting finding is this: over 60 percent of Americans believe that President Obama’s […]

Will Tom Steyer respond to consensus that his “crusade” is a “huge environmentalist mistake”?

Click above to view the full infographic. Today, Tom Steyer, along with his group NextGen Climate Action and the Center for American Progress Action Fund, will hold a climate summit to explore, as they say, “the pivotal question President Obama posed during his June 25th speech at Georgetown University: Would Keystone XL ‘significantly exacerbate’ carbon pollution?” […]

IEA chief economist: “definitely wrong” to highlight oil sands as “a major source of carbon dioxide emissions”

Joining the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, the State Department, climate scientists and independent research organizations,  the chief economist with the International Energy Agency (IEA), Fatih Birol, is the latest expert to state that oil sands, and thus Keystone XL, will have little impact on greenhouse gas emissions. As IEA’s Birol put it, “…but […]