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Making Tracks: Robert Wilson

In the “Making Tracks” series, RCC fellows and alumni present their experiences in environmental humanities, retracing the paths that led them to the Rachel Carson Center. 1,396 more words

Environmental History

State Department: Keystone XL Pipeline Contributes to Climate Change


Late in the day on Friday, January 31, 2014 the State Department released its Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Keystone XL Project. The new report contains the important statement that “The total direct and indirect emissions associated with the proposed Project would contribute to cumulative global GHG emissions.” This is a crucial, over-due acknowledgement by the State Department and an important one because President Obama has stated that… 581 more words

Clean Energy

Trump says he'd ask TransCanada Corp. to reapply for Keystone pipeline if elected

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s campaign says that if elected president he will ask Calgary-based pipeline company TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) to re-submit its proposal for the stalled Keystone XL pipeline. 192 more words


Pro-tip: It costs a lot when you spill tar sands oil into a river

One of the worst inland oil spills in U.S. history will result in a fine second only to the one levied for the Gulf’s 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster — and the largest ever for a pipeline accident. 161 more words

Climate & Energy

Pipeline Support

CLEVELAND – Reviving the Keystone XL pipeline project from Canada has become an official policy of the Republican party in the 2016 election, with its inclusion in the platform that’s just been approved at the national convention. 123 more words


Some "Bromance"

One wonders if at any time during their ongoing, very public and increasingly cloying “bromance,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has ever asked U.S. President Barack Obama about why he vetoed the Keystone XL pipeline. 171 more words