Clinton Foundation Taking Funds From Foreign Governments, Keystone XL Group

By: Friday February 20, 2015 1:04 pm

Corps aided by #Clinton during tenure at State Dept donated to Clinton-connected nonprofits http://t.co/18QUjEzw05 pic.twitter.com/sBJQQ8kDPM — LittleSis.org (@twittlesis) February 20, 2015 The Clinton Foundation has resumed taking money from foreign governments according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. After Hillary Clinton became Secretary of State in 2009 the Clinton Foundation stopped taking money [...]

Sentate Passes Keystone XL Bill, White House Says Will Veto

By: Friday January 30, 2015 7:12 am

Anti-#KeystoneXL pipeline protesters at Obama / House Dems retreat in Philly pic.twitter.com/MvKYisOcs5 — Josh Lederman (@joshledermanAP) January 29, 2015 Yesterday the Senate passed a bill forcing the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline that would transport Canadian tar sand oil through the US to the gulf coast. The vote was 62-36 and nine Democrats – [...]

GOP Congress Votes Climate Is Changing, Not Humans’ Fault

By: Thursday January 22, 2015 6:51 am

2014 was the hottest year ever: http://t.co/ZgJaUgMZW7 pic.twitter.com/CE7tllACPJ — New York Magazine (@NYMag) January 17, 2015 If you needed more evidence that people in DC are wastes of time and space you got it yesterday when the Senate voted to affirm that the climate was, in fact, changing but not that it was due to [...]

Keystone XL Pipeline Fight Continues With Nebraska Court Decision

By: Monday January 12, 2015 9:41 am

Seen on C-SPAN: House approves #KeystoneXL Pipeline, 266-153. http://t.co/81ZCvJHvUR pic.twitter.com/0pN2dzylYb — CSPAN (@cspan) January 9, 2015 Even though the price of oil is crashing and its incredibly cheap price is leading to problems throughout the energy industry, the battle for the Keystone Pipeline continues with Transcanada using all its influence to advance its interests through [...]

Congress To Vote On Keystone XL Pipeline

By: Thursday November 13, 2014 5:48 am

The stars have aligned for the vote on the Keystone XL pipeline. Republicans have been demanding the vote for months and used the issue to jam the White House on not supporting job creation in the 2014 election cycle. And now Democrats are also interested in having the vote in hopes that allowing Senator Mary [...]

Climate Change Policies Dead In The Water With New Congress

By: Thursday November 6, 2014 7:58 am

#TOSunEditorial: Time to say yes to #KeystoneXL http://t.co/CCSYQVk204 pic.twitter.com/EtqyYJbyBm — Toronto Sun (@TheTorontoSun) November 6, 2014 Much has been made of the fact that immigration reform is going to have a tough time getting through Congress now that Republicans have taken control of both chambers, but an issue that appears to have even less of [...]

Study: Keystone XL Pipeline To Produce Four Times More Pollution Than State Dept Claims

By: Wednesday August 13, 2014 10:38 am

A new study published in Nature Climate Change by the Stockholm Environment Institute claims that the Keystone XL Pipeline is set to produce four times more climate change pollution than the US State Department predicted. The State Department has already been under increased scrutiny for playing politics with the science of climate change. Transcanda, a [...]

Former Obama Aides Cashing In On Public Service

By: Tuesday June 4, 2013 9:45 am

What’s the point of hoping if you can’t snatch some change? Or so seems to be the logic among the Obama supporters who went into government following the election. According to the Washington Post former aides in the Obama Administration are making some serious loot off their public service. Obama came into office promising that [...]

State Department Hid Contractor’s Ties To Keystone XL Pipeline Company

By: Thursday March 21, 2013 8:52 am

Try to act surprised. It seems that the report that claimed the Keystone XL Pipeline would have negligible environmental impact was authored in part by quasi-representatives of TransCanada – the firm who stands to benefit from its construction. The Bush Obama Administration even had the TransCanada connected consultants’ work histories redacted in hopes that no [...]

State Department Clears Keystone Pipeline For Approval

By: Friday March 1, 2013 1:02 pm

The State Department has downplayed the environmental impact of the Keystone XL pipeline Today, the U.S. Department of State released a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) in response to TransCanada’s May 2012 application for the Keystone XL pipeline that would run from Canada to Nebraska. The document is a draft technical review of potential [...]

Civil Disobedience in Climate Action: Eight Climb Into Trees to Stop Keystone XL Pipeline

By: Monday September 24, 2012 9:33 am

A direct action group called Tar Sands Blockade has been harassing TransCanada and their efforts to build the lower half of the Keystone XL pipeline. That portion, from Cushing, Oklahoma to the port at the Gulf of Mexico in Texas, was approved by President Obama as a way to speed through to international markets what [...]

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