In his final press conference of 2014, President Obama spoke frankly about the so-called “benefits” to Americans of the Keystone XL pipeline. He points out it’s Canadian oil being transported over the United States to be sold on the global markets, with very little benefit to U.S. 344 more words
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Speaking at his end-of-the-year press conference on Friday afternoon, President Barack Obama sounded very much like he’s poised to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. He gave his sharpest assessment to date of its potential costs and benefits—lots of costs and few benefits. 545 more words
President Obama might be nearing the end of his two term presidency, but he has not yet run out of fuel. 534 more words
Originally published on VICE News Dec. 17, 2014.
The Keystone XL Pipeline has already run into a million problems, and the latest one might be plummeting oil prices. 1,005 more words
Alberta has again put off making changes to its carbon emission rules even as U.S. President Barack Obama once again raised concerns over climate change from the oilsands with his long-awaited decision on the Keystone XL pipeline looming. 730 more words
CALGARY- Following discussions with Alberta Premier Jim Prentice in Calgary on Friday, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States Gary Doer said the U.S. should trust science and help blue-collar workers by approving the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. 367 more words