Americans See Keystone XL Delay as Political, Not Based on “Legitimate Concerns”

Yet another poll this week showed strong, bipartisan support for Keystone XL – but this is no surprise considering that poll after poll has found that Americans overwhelmingly want President Obama to say yes to Keystone XL. Perhaps the new poll’s most interesting finding is this: over 60 percent of Americans believe that President Obama’s [...]

OSFC New Pamphlet: “Why Americans Say Yes to Keystone XL”

OSFC New Pamphlet: “Why Americans Say Yes to Keystone XL” Click here to view and download the: “Why Americans Say Yes to Keystone XL” pamphlet. Today, Oil Sands Fact Check is releasing a fourteen page pamphlet, “Why Americans Say Yes to Keystone XL,” detailing the numerous reasons the American people overwhelmingly want Keystone XL to [...]

“Argo”: A Keystone Tale?

It must be something about the podiums and bright lights that invites Hollywood stars to make award ceremonies into political venues, but rarely do these shows give us a quality opportunity to reflect on our political landscape. Didn’t think we could tie Keystone XL into an Academy Awards hook? Think again. “Argo,” winner of the [...]

Keystone XL & the Oil Sands: Supply in Perspective

FACT: The U.S. imports 8.9 million barrels of petroleum per day. One-fourth of those imports come from Canada — a significant supply that can increase with Keystone XL, while creating jobs and improving American energy security along the way. (U.S. Energy Information Administration.)   Download Infographic

STUDY: The Canadian Oil Sands Energy Security vs. Climate Change (Council on Foreign Relations)

Half a decade of high and volatile oil prices alongside increasingly dire warnings of climatic disaster have pushed energy security and climate change steadily up the U.S. policy agenda. Rhetoric in Washington has emphasized opportunities to deal with both challenges at once. But energy security and climate change do not always align: many impor- tant [...]

Myth vs. Fact: Oil Demand Reduction is the Only Energy Security Policy

Myth

Oil demand reduction is the only energy security policy.

Fact

Diversification of America’s energy resources is the best energy security policy.