Category: Keystone XL

Feb 10 2014


Last Monday night, February 3, thousands of people attended more than 270 vigils around the country with this unified message: Keystone XL fails President Obama’s climate test. The vigils were in response to the State Department’s release on Friday of the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.  Our local organized us and about 100 people who turned out despite the freezing …

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Feb 03 2014


February 03, 2014• 6:00 PM Bellingham City Hall• 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, WA 9822 On Monday night, all across the country, people will be gathering to mark this moment together at protest vigils, where we will light the night with our resolve to keep fighting. We need to show the media, big oil and the President that …

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Jun 19 2013

Balderdash, Mr. Biello

In an otherwise excellent article and clarion call about irrevocable climate change, David Biello writes the following in the 07/02/13 issue of Scientific American. “Yet mines like those in Montana and Wyoming’s Powder River Basin are not the targets of high-profile protests such as those facing Keystone XL; protesters do not tie themselves to …

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Feb 24 2013

Blockadia Rising: Voices of the Tar Sands Blockade

Blockadia Rising: Voices of the Tar Sands Blockade from Garrett Graham on Vimeo.

Feb 23 2013

Tar Sands Tailings Contaminate Alberta Groundwater

Tar Sands Tailings Contaminate Alberta Groundwater (via Desmogblog) The massive tailings ponds holding billions of litres of tar sands waste are leaking into Alberta’s groundwater, according to internal documents obtained by Postmedia’s Mike De Souza. An internal memorandum prepared for Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver and obtained through Access to Information…

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Feb 13 2013

“Walk the Walk” — Local Rally in Solidarity with #F17 “Forward on Climate” National and Regional Rallies

 Sit-in against Climate Change If you stand ardently against Anthropogenic Climate Change, especially that brought on by Fossil Fuel Consumption, you may question the contradiction inherent in combusting the fossil fuel necessary to transport yourself to the National and/or Regional #F17 Actions Against Climate Change. To be heard, many need to “talk the talk” by …

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