Posts Tagged with "Keystone XL"

5 Ways Our Network Is Saving the Planet

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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5 Ways Our Network Is Saving the Planet

Dear friends, Early in the New Year, I received a text concerning my two nieces that read, “We are all safe but leaving town—state of Emergency declared in Charleston as a result of coal chemical spilled into river.” Although I’m very aware of the impacts coal has on the health of people and planet, the [...]

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3 Outrageous Claims the Media Is Making About Keystone XL

Friday, February 7, 2014

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3 Outrageous Claims the Media Is Making About Keystone XL

Here are the 3 most outrageous things the media is saying about the Keystone XL pipeline: “Tar sands oil will be developed and transported to the gulf coast, with or without a pipeline…” You can read the full #KXLBullshit from Newsweek here. The Keystone XL pipeline and the future development of tar sands is not [...]

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#NOKXL: Thousands Across The U.S. Say “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop”

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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#NOKXL: Thousands Across The U.S. Say “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop”

We can’t stop. We won’t stop. Our Indigenous friends and allies in the U.S. and Canada have vowed to not let the “Keystone XL Black Snake” cross their sacred land. In Nebraska, 115 landowners refuse to sign agreements with TransCanada and are willing to engage in civil disobedience. Over 76,000 have pledged to put their [...]

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New Keystone XL Review Acknowledges Significant Climate Impact

Saturday, February 1, 2014

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New Keystone XL Review Acknowledges Significant Climate Impact

Today we moved a step closer to discovering what President Obama’s true climate legacy will be, when the State Department released the final, supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for the highly controversial Keystone XL pipeline. You can read the full report here. While the assessment covers a range of concerning issues: including impacts on water [...]

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Climate Activists Mobilize To Say Keystone XL Fails Obama’s Climate Test

Friday, January 31, 2014

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Climate Activists Mobilize To Say Keystone XL Fails Obama’s Climate Test

Game on. Today, the State Dept. released its long awaited final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Keystone XL pipeline. Unfortunately, the EIS fails to fully address how catastrophic Keystone XL is for the climate. This assessment is critical. In June President Obama said that he will not approve the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline [...]

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Thank You

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

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Thank You

You know what I’m thankful for this year? You. Everything RAN has accomplished this past year is thanks to you. Please don’t think for a second that I’m just saying that. RAN’s people-powered campaigns literally cannot be won without you. Corporate decision-makers can destroy our planet with impunity if no one calls them out—but you [...]

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The No Keystone XL Movement Needs You!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

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The No Keystone XL Movement Needs You!

Two weeks, a group of courageous people were arrested in the belly of the beast: TransCanada’s U.S. headquarters in Houston, Texas. These were mothers, fathers, grandfathers, great grandmothers, scientists, and teachers who staged a peaceful sit-in with a clear message: No Keystone XL tar sands pipeline! People from the extraction sites in Alberta to the [...]

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Stand Up to the Keystone XL Corporate Bosses

Monday, September 16, 2013

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Stand Up to the Keystone XL Corporate Bosses

Right now I am in Houston where people are peacefully sitting-in at the US headquarters of TransCanada. The company—which is responsible for the Keystone XL pipeline—only cares about its bottom line, not the disastrous impacts the pipeline will have on landowners, water, climate and communities living near tar sands mines and refineries. The pipeline must [...]

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Sixty People Risk Arrest in Washington D.C. To Tell Barack Obama and John Kerry “NOKXL!”

Monday, August 12, 2013

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Sixty People Risk Arrest in Washington D.C. To Tell Barack Obama and John Kerry “NOKXL!”

My favorite part of the Keystone XL Pledge of Resistance is the trainings. Before each action, we take a portion of the day before to prepare pledge signers for possible physical and legal repercussions from placing themselves into an act of peaceful and dignified civil disobedience. In those trainings we create a space where the [...]

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The Chicago 22: Arrested for Telling Obama to Stop Keystone XL

Monday, June 17, 2013

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The Chicago 22: Arrested for Telling Obama to Stop Keystone XL

In the early hours of the morning today, in protest of the Keystone XL pipeline, 22 activists were arrested when they staged a sit-in at the State Department in President Obama’s hometown of Chicago. The activists arrested today included former Obama staffers, donors, and volunteers who helped elect the president in 2008 and 2012 — [...]

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