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EPA on Keystone XL: Significant Climate Impacts from Tar Sands Pipeline

In a draft assessment of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, consultants for the U.S. State Department judged that building it would have no significant impact on greenhouse gas emissions. Why? Because the analysts assumed the tar sands oil would find a way out with or without the new pipeline. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency does [...]

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In Keystone XL Saga, Time to Elevate Policy Above Politics


Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from David Livingston, an associate in Carnegie’s Energy and Climate Program, where his research focuses on trade, markets, and risk. The biggest story in U.S. energy politics at the moment is the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport oil sands from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast, where [...]

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