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Steyer says Keystone XL won’t define Obama’s climate legacy while Earth Day protest draws sparse crowd

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Support for Keystone XL “hits all-time high” as attendance at protests continues to dwindle

Just a handful of protesters – less than half that showed up to the Earth Day protest – gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial today.  And what was the consensus? Well, CBC perhaps put it best saying it was a “carefully co-ordinated public relations stunt.” As the protesters were busy trying to wade in [...]

Steyer says Keystone XL won’t define Obama’s climate legacy while Earth Day protest draws sparse crowd

Today is Earth Day – one of the biggest days of the year for activists across the globe, yet Keystone XL opponents were only able to draw about 60 to 70 folks to Washington DC for the Cowboy Indian Alliance protest, as Politico reported earlier today. Meanwhile we have some breaking news: as Keystone XL [...]

Keystone XL Delay Inspires Call to Action

In the wake of yet another Obama Keystone XL delay, there’s been a significant call to action from Democrats and Republicans, from labor groups and business groups telling President Obama to stop punting and finally approve Keystone XL.   It’s ridiculous that the well over five year long process on #KXL is continuing for an [...]

Enough is Enough – President’s Punt Will Spur A Call To Action

This afternoon, just as folks prepare to head home for Easter, the Obama Administration announced that it will extend the comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline, which means a final decision will likely take place after the November 4 elections. As OSFC has noted many times, delay, delay, delay has been President Obama’s strategy [...]

Whom to believe on Keystone XL – activists and Hollywood actors or actual experts?

Today, several news outlets reported on a letter written by former President Jimmy Carter along with other Nobel laureates against Keystone XL.  Considering that the usual suspects – NRDC and the Sierra Club – were behind the effort, it’s no surprise that the letter rehashes opponents’ climate claims, which have been debunked time and time [...]

As more Democrats join in support of Keystone XL, opponents shift their message again

New voices in support of Keystone XL are appearing in droves.  Just today, Georgia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Michelle Nunn told volunteers that President Obama should approve Keystone XL.  As she said, “I have a lot of friends who have different perspectives on Keystone,” Nunn said. “We need to continue to focus on green [...]