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DeSmogBlog: TransCanada’s Latest Extreme Energy Export Pipelines in the U.S. and Canada

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TransCanada was once in the limelight and targeted for its Keystone XL pipeline project. Now, with few eyes watching, it is pushing along two key pipeline projects that would bring two respective forms of what energy geopolitics scholar Michael Klare calls "extreme energy" to lucrative export markets.

Pipeline one: the southern segment of . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: TransCanada’s Latest Extreme Energy Export Pipelines in the U.S. and Canada

DeSmogBlog: Congressmembers Implicated in Insider Stock Trading on TransCanada, Keystone XL Pipeline

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When it comes to TransCanada Corporation's Keystone XL pipeline approval process, corruption has been rampant, as well covered by DeSmogBlog as it unfolded. The Keystone XL pipeline, currently in limbo, would carry tar sands crude — a thick and dirty fossil fuel called bitumen — from the Alberta tar sands through the heartland . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Congressmembers Implicated in Insider Stock Trading on TransCanada, Keystone XL Pipeline

350 or bust: Robert Redford And I Occupy Vancouver

Never let it be said that as a climate activist I’m not occasionally smitten by the desire to do a little Hollywood star-gazing. In the past, I’ve been known to scour the streets of Winnipeg for Brad Pitt when he was in filming in Old Market Square, or (going back even farther in my murky . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Robert Redford And I Occupy Vancouver

DeSmogBlog: Opposition to Keystone XL Pipeline Heating Up

Tar%20Sands%20by%20Robert%20van%20Waarden.png The fight against the Keystone XL Pipeline is heating up, with many positive and important developments occuring this past week, excluding the disgra… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Opposition to Keystone XL Pipeline Heating Up

DeSmogBlog: EnergyNOW! Tackles Keystone XL, And Talks To Me About Pipelines

energyNOW!.jpg On Sunday, energyNOW! news tackled the Keystone XL debate in a wide-ranging half hour program that covered the controversial pipeline in typically comprehensive fashion. An ov… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: EnergyNOW! Tackles Keystone XL, And Talks To Me About Pipelines

350 or bust: Climate Mama: I Need To Be In Washington This Week For My Children

Harriet Sugarman, a policy analyst and economist, is the Founder and Executive Director of Climate Mama which, according to its website, is: …about the facts, about getting the straight scoop, about understanding Climate Change and Global Warming… . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Climate Mama: I Need To Be In Washington This Week For My Children

350 or bust: The Radicals Are The People Who Are Fundamentally Altering The Composition Of The Atmosphere

From Tar Sands Action, an update on Day 4 of the two-week action in Washington DC against the Keystone XL pipeline project: Montana residents and Hollywood stars will be featured at Day 4 of the Tar Sands Action at the White House. The proposed Keyston… . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: The Radicals Are The People Who Are Fundamentally Altering The Composition Of The Atmosphere