Tag: Keystone XL Pipeline

Wave of Fossil Fuel Project Cancellations Follows Keystone XL Rejection | Inside Climate News

Six months after the Obama administration rejected the Keystone XL pipeline, at least 20 other proposed energy projects—mines, pipelines, plants, related rail projects and export terminals—have been canceled, rejected or delayed, according to research compiled and mapped by InsideClimate News. Sustained grassroots resistance and public opposition have played a role in at least some of these decisions; other influential factors include unfavorable economic conditions such as low oil prices, as well as governments’ environmental concerns and project siting issues. […]

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President Obama Vetoes Keystone XL

On Tuesday President Obama vetoed a Congressional bill that had approved the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline threatens North America’s boreal forest, Midwest farms and water, and the entire planet’s climate. Thank you, President Obama, for helping NRDC defend our land, […]

Amy Goodman Talks to Robert Redford

Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! interviews actor, film maker, and environmentalist Robert Redford. The following video clips were filmed at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Robert Redford on Republican Climate Change Deniers and Keystone XL Our conversation begins with last week’s vote by nearly […]