keystone xl pipeline
January 29, 2021 -
Tied for the hottest year on record globally, 2020 also brought the most $1 billion disasters ever in the U.S., and they took a disproportionate toll on the South's most vulnerable communities. With most states in the region controlled by a party whose platform downplays climate change, environmental advocates are looking to the new president for help. Here's what the Biden administration has done so far.
August 15, 2017 -
On Saturday, a Nazi sympathizer smashed his car into a group of anti-racist demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one person and injuring at least 19 others. The violence has refocused attention on controversial "hit and kill" bills that would grant immunity in some cases to drivers who hit protesters.
November 13, 2015 -
President Obama rejected the Keystone XL Pipeline last week, citing climate concerns. But Canadian tar sands oil is already flowing to refineries in the South, putting vulnerable communities at even greater risk for pollution-related health problems.
January 13, 2015 -
The choice is clear, says the climate movement: Promote the oil industry's interests, or demonstrate a commitment to addressing climate chaos by saying "No" to a dirty oil pipeline.
December 23, 2014 -
A gathering held earlier this month in a community near Louisiana's imperiled coast brought together Houma Indians and young climate activists to build solidarity to address global warming, rising seas, and the environmental effects of oil drilling.
November 14, 2014 -
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is being roundly criticized for trying to prove her big oil credentials during a contentious runoff election by pushing for a vote on the controversial tar sands pipeline.
January 23, 2014 -
Sacrificing the health of the people and planet, 590,000 additional barrels of oil will now flow to refineries on the Gulf.