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Oil Mafia insists on Tar Sands Pipe.. But Resistance Grows

stop tar sandsDebunking Nature’s arguments for Keystone  By David Roberts and Emma Cassidy

There was a bit of buzz last week when the august scientific journal Nature endorsed the Keystone XL pipeline (ironically, in the course of pleading with Obama to do

something about climate change). Despite the

In latest Keystone Pipeline protest, environmentalists storm offices of oil giant TransCanada
In latest Keystone Pipeline protest, environmentalists storm offices of oil giant TransCanada

hubbub, it was not the first time the journal had done so. Back in September 2011, it boosted Keystone … in the context of pleading with Obama do to something about climate change. We have always been at war with Eastasia.

Neither editorial makes a fully fleshed-out case for Keystone, but together they advance three common arguments, all of which I find unconvincing…. Continue reading Oil Mafia insists on Tar Sands Pipe.. But Resistance Grows

Campaign to de-Invest from Fossil Fuel Climate Criminals

 wild fireFossil fuel divestment campaign: “If it’s wrong to wreck the climate then it’s wrong to profit from that wreckage.”

On the recent Do the Math tour, Bill McKibben, Rev. Lennox Yearwood, author Naomi Klein and other speakers and a team of organizers launched a campaign calling on churches, colleges, and others to divest their stock portfolios of investments in fossil fuel corporations Continue reading Campaign to de-Invest from Fossil Fuel Climate Criminals