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Great Lakes Lawmakers Push for Dangerous Oil Pipelines, Despite Apparent Pipeline Safety Issues

7/6/2011 // By Beth Wallace

Several Congressional members, and Great Lakes State Legislators, are shamefully showing support for the Keystone XL pipeline before pipeline safety and environmental concerns raised by the EPA, some members of Congress and over 265,000 citizens have been adequately addressed. Oil extraction […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Gardening, Gore & Civil Disobedience

6/28/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Adaptation in a Rapidly Changing Climate Quote: Bishop Stephen Blaire Economic Story of the Week: Keystone XL Bill Passes House Committee, Spurs Protest Editorial of the Week: Spurring the EPA on Greenhouse Gases […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: America’s Hunters, Anglers Call for Clean Air

6/7/2011 // By Amanda Stone

It’s that time again… To avoid those humid climate blues, check out planet Earth’s press statement in The Onion. This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Sportsmen Say No to Clean Air Act Cuts Quote: Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney Economic […] Read more >

State Dept. Fails to Learn Lessons of BP Disaster – New Assessment of Tar Sands Pipeline Inadequate

4/20/2011 // By Ryan Salmon

If there is one lesson we should have learned over the year-to-the-day since the BP disaster in the Gulf, it’s that oil companies cannot be trusted on safety and the U.S. government cannot be trusted to hold them accountable. So […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: The Anniversary We’re Not Celebrating

4/19/2011 // By Amanda Stone

Congress may be in recess, but the climate never sleeps. Check out this week’s news: Highlight of the Week: Gulf Oil Disaster: One Year Into Recovery Quote: Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org Economic Story of the Week: Turning Brownfields into […] Read more >

TransCanada Flip-Flops on Keystone XL’s Impact on Oil Prices

4/7/2011 // By Ryan Salmon

On January 25, TransCanada spokesman Terry Cunha told the AP that a $3-a-barrel increase is expected for the price of Canadian heavy crude oil in the Midwest if the Keystone XL pipeline is approved. Canadian heavy crude oil refers to […] Read more >

Big Oil’s Pipeline Scheme to Increase Midwest Gas Prices

1/24/2011 // By Jeremy Symons

It’s an old story: oil companies increase gas prices and their profits soar. But rarely do we get an inside view of how they manipulate markets to drive up prices, and even rarer still an opportunity to stop it from […] Read more >

So many clean energy opportunities at our doorstep

6/15/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I’m speaking this morning to a number of media outlets on how we need to oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline project that will cross six states and cover 2,000 miles, only to bring America dirty fuel from […] Read more >

Tar Sands Report – Why Dirty Fuels Don’t Make Sense for America

6/9/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Download NWF_TarSands_final_pages Today National Wildlife Federation is releasing a new report Staying Hooked on a Dirty Fuel: Why Canadian Tar Sands are a Bad Bet for the United States.  The report is being released one week […] Read more >