IHS CERA: Keystone XL will have “no material impact” on greenhouse gas emissions

IHS CERA Finds: Keystone XL will have “no material impact” on greenhouse gas emissions. Venezuela will be “the number one beneficiary of a negative decision” on Keystone XL. Rail is a viable option for transporting Canadian oil sands: “Even if new pipelines lag oil sands growth, rail will fill the gap, as it is doing [...]

Watch: State Department on President Obama’s Keystone XL Jobs Claims: “Sounds like there’s some confusion on this issue”

Imagine you are the spokesperson at the State Department live on TV having to answer questions from a number of reporters trying to find out how President Obama came up with the Keystone XL job numbers he cited in his New York Times interview this weekend. They certainly didn’t come from the State Department Draft [...]

Keystone XL: Every Job Matters

On the same day that the Washington Post gave President Obama “Two Pinocchios” for his claims about jobs on Keystone XL, the president doubled down and said the pipeline will only mean 50 permanent jobs. This number, however, ignores the thousands of jobs needed for construction of the pipeline and all the jobs associated with [...]

Nothing New in NRDC’s Latest Report

Well, there’s nothing new in the anti-Keystone XL report the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) released today with the help of their ally, climate activist Bill McKibben.  Just take the letter green groups sent to the State Department, combine it with the letter Representative Waxman and Senator Whitehouse sent to the State Department, (which were [...]

Debunking Opponents’ Latest Claims on Keystone XL

Oil Sands Fact Check Report Ever since the State Department released its Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) in March finding that Keystone XL will not significantly increase greenhouse emissions because Canada will still develop its oil sands, Keystone XL opponents have attempted to utilize everything in their playbook to try and undermine the report. [...]

In Case You Missed It…New Editorials Support Keystone XL

As you get ready for the Fourth of July holiday, you may have missed several new editorials supporting the Keystone XL pipeline. Over the past few weeks, editorial boards from Chicago to Billings, Montana have responded to President Obama’s declaration that the approval of Keystone XL hinges on a finding that the pipeline will not [...]