The political activist group run by billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer featured a Canadian speaker at a Monday event who has called for significant tax hikes and for people to give up their televisions to combat global warming.
Former President George W. Bush said that the United States should build the Keystone XL pipeline if it wanted to grow the private sector.
The Democratic mayor and legislature of a New Mexico city hundreds of miles from the southern leg of the Keystone pipeline on Thursday officially endorsed illegal activity as a means to stop the pipeline’s continued construction.
A new report showing that importing Canadian tar sands oil would have a negligible impact on American greenhouse gas emissions is the latest in a series of developments that have undermined the environmentalist case against the Keystone pipeline.
As environmentalists continue to battle the Keystone pipeline, Canadian oil companies are investing more in rail transportation as an alternative, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
After helping to bankroll Massachusetts Democrat Ed Markey’s successful Senate campaign, environmental activist Bill McKibben said Tuesday that he and his advocacy group 350.org Action will remain involved in electoral politics in 2014.