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Tar Sands Pipeline Vetoed, Climate Threat Marches On

Pres. Barack Obama vetoed a bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline on February 24— not because of climate change, not because of low oil prices and not because of the risks from leaking diluted bitumen from the tar sands.

February 25, 2015 — David Biello

Energy in the 2015 State of the Union

Tonight President Obama will address a joint session of Congress for the 2015 State of the Union. In 2009, his speech described that renewable energy would "transform our economy, protect our security and save our planet from the ravages of climate change.” By 2014, he highlighted natural gas as as "the bridge fuel that can [...]

January 20, 2015 — Sheril Kirshenbaum

A Nation Divided On Keystone XL

The new results from the nationally representative UT Energy Poll are out today, highlighting the way so many energy issues have become politicized.

April 29, 2015 — Sheril Kirshenbaum

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