Groundhog Day at the State Department

Similarities between the State Department’s 2013 and 2011 environmental review docs portend early spring for Keystone XL, and long winter for pipeline opponents Top line points: The Canadian oil sands will be developed regardless of whether Keystone XL is built or not. Keystone XL will have no impact on climate change because Canada’s oil sands […]

Keystone XL & the Oil Sands: Investment = Jobs

FACT: Oil sands development linked to the Keystone XL pipeline could support 117,000 new U.S. jobs by 2035. (CERI) Download Infographic

Keystone XL & the Oil Sands: Widespread Economic Benefits

FACT: For every $1 the U.S. invests in Canada, nearly 90 cents are returned to the U.S. (Statistics Canada & U.S. Census) Download Infographic

Keystone XL Pipeline: Jobs & the Economy

The Keystone XL Pipeline will transport 830,000 barrels of North American oil per day, supporting economic growth for the United States along the way. Not only will it create jobs and state revenue, but it will also help maintain jobs and refining capacity here at home. Download Infographic

Do the Math: Keystone XL Will Create Jobs & Revenue for Americans

In contrast to the majority of Americans who have time and time again expressed their support for the Keystone XL pipeline, fossil fuel opponent Bill McKibben of 350.org is taking his latest road show to Washington this week, and dragging his apocalyptic numbers on climate change with him. This particular stop for McKibben’s “Do the […]

Higher Supply = Higher Prices or NRDC Flunks Econ 101

Who could have imagined the day would come when the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) crafted a report focused on relieving Americans’ “pain at the pump”? But there it is: the same group that once stated “there’s nothing we can do to control the price of gas in America” released a paper this week outlining […]