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. […]
Hang in there Progressives, while 2015 was a tumultuous year, there were also significant progressive gains. Keep fighting the good fight in 2016. Happy New Year! Reasons to Celebrate: Key Progressive Gains in 2015 (Link) As the year draws to a close, it’s worth noting a handful of progressive […]
If the New Democratic Party (NDP) wins the Canadian election on October 19th, it can have a supportive effect on the progressive agenda in the United States.
“Bernie Sanders addresses Keystone XL, TPP and Hillary Clinton’s lack of a position on these very important issues.” — Bernie2016tv As you may know, The Ed Show is being dropped from MSNBC. 😦
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 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 […]
Here’s but one example of the real costs of fossil fuel pipelines. It hurts people, right where they live. The battleground for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline may be in Congress, but it’s Canada’s First Nations who are going to get hurt. — NRDCflix
Senator Elizabeth Warren poses very good questions regarding the Keystone Pipeline legislation. She states, ‘I want to know why the Pipeline is the very first, number one item, on the agenda of this new Congress.” She then wonders, is it about jobs? No. Is it about lowering America’s […]