Divestment Campaign: More Symbolism over Substance

Today on the National Journal Experts blog, Oil Sands Fact Check’s Matt Dempsey provides the facts about Bill McKibben’s anti-fossil fuel divestment campaign, showing that it is more about symbolism than substance. OSFC previously exposed the truth behind the Rockefeller Brother Fund (RBF) divestment announcement last month, pointing out what many reporters ignored: that RFB, […]

OSFC Op-Ed in WashExaminer: A year later, it’s clear Keystone XL has passed Obama’s ‘climate test’

Click above to view the complete pamphlet. Click above to view the full video   This article originally appeared in The Washington Examiner. One year ago this week, President Obama announced that theKeystone XL pipeline would have to pass a “climate test” in order to be approved. Opponents of the pipeline cheered. They cheered because the president had […]

NEWS: Progress on highway bill but Keystone unresolved: senator (Reuters)

Reuters Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lawmakers on a U.S. Senate-House committee are making progress on finalizing a transportation spending bill, Senator Barbara Boxer said on Wednesday, although a provision that would fast-track the Keystone XL crude pipeline is still unresolved. The committee’s starting point is a two-year, $106 billion bill to fund road, bridge […]

NEWS: Massive Canadian oil sands deposit may offer new hope for U.S. fuel security (Fox News)

Fox News by John Roberts Outside of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, America has no energy security plan. The next best thing may lie 500 miles north of the U.S.-Canada border in a remote area of Alberta. Here, in an area roughly the size of Florida, lies the largest single deposit of petroleum anywhere in the […]