OSFC OP-ED: Keystone XL means jobs and energy security for America (Illinois Business Journal)

Illinois Business Journal Keystone XL means jobs and energy security for America By Katie Brown This article originally appeared in the Illinois Business Journal   With a stroke of his pen, President Obama today can approve the Keystone XL pipeline, creating tens of thousands of good-paying American jobs and significantly strengthening our energy security – it’s that […]

(Illinois Business Journal): Keystone XL means jobs and energy security for America

Illinois Business Journal Keystone XL means jobs and energy security for America By Katie Brown This article originally appeared in the Illinois Business Journal   With a stroke of his pen, President Obama today can approve the Keystone XL pipeline, creating tens of thousands of good-paying American jobs and significantly strengthening our energy security – it’s that […]

Latest “Steyer-Sponsored Hit Job” Misses the Mark

With their climate case against Keystone XL in shambles, Keystone XL opponents desperately keep changing their message, hoping something will stick.  That was on full display today when billionaire anti-Keystone XL activist Tom Steyer, who is best known for his political stunts, was called out again by numerous news outlets after he released a report […]

New Study Finds Influx of Canadian Oil Sands Hasn’t Increased GHG Emissions Intensity

IHS CERA Finds: –          The United States has increased imports of Canadian oil sands by 75% from 2005 to 2012. –          Despite the influx of Canadian oil sands, “The GHG emissions rate for the average crude oil consumed in the United States was unchanged between 2005 and 2012.” –          “45% of US oil supply falls […]

Anti-Keystone XL Protesters and the Winter of their Discontent

Today anti-Keystone XL activists gathered to protest President Obama’s actions on global warming on what has been dubbed the coldest State of the Union day in history. But fighting global warming in frigid temperatures wasn’t the only irony that stood out (OSFC was on hand braving the cold too!). In the biting chill, the protesters […]

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 […]