Posts Tagged with "pipeline"

What Today’s Keystone Pipeline Delay Means For You

Friday, April 18, 2014

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What Today’s Keystone Pipeline Delay Means For You

If you’ve been glued to the emerging news on the Keystone XL pipeline like the RAN team has today then you already know that a final decision on this disastrous extreme energy project has been further delayed. Today, the Obama administration extended the review period on the pipeline to ostensibly give agencies more time to [...]

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XL Dissent: Where Do We Go From Here? Announcing the Pledge of Resistance Spring Training Tour

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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XL Dissent: Where Do We Go From Here? Announcing the Pledge of Resistance Spring Training Tour

The Keystone XL Pledge of Resistance is coming to campuses to train students for civil disobedience to stop the pipeline. Click here to join the 86,000 people who have already pledged to risk arrest to stop Keystone XL, and read on for training dates and locations—and to learn more about the movement to resist the [...]

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Hundreds Protest Keystone XL In Philly, 29 Arrested – Story In Photos

Monday, March 10, 2014

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Hundreds Protest Keystone XL In Philly, 29 Arrested – Story In Photos

While the formal public comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline came to a close last Friday (with more than two million comments against the pipeline!), KXL opponents in Philadelphia today turned from words to actions. They said no to the pipeline by putting their bodies on the line. More than one hundred protesters marched [...]

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The People vs. Big Oil – 24 hours to speak out against Keystone XL

Thursday, March 6, 2014

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The People vs. Big Oil – 24 hours to speak out against Keystone XL

It’s been one month since the State Department opened the last official public comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline. There are only 24 hours left till the closing bell! This is your last chance to be officially heard on the pipeline—which has made the public comment period one of the biggest face-offs of the [...]

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Boston Tells Obama & Kerry: “Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline”

Monday, October 7, 2013

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Boston Tells Obama & Kerry: “Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline”

This morning, I’m in Boston. This is one of my favorite U.S. cities, perhaps because Boston is one of the birthplaces of American civil disobedience. Not far from here, in 1773, a group of colonists dumped ship-loads of English tea into Boston Harbor in resistance to the British government’s unfair taxes on the American colonies. [...]

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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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RAN Board Chair Arrested in front of White House

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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RAN Board Chair Arrested in front of White House

As you read this, I am being arrested in Washington D.C. in front of the White House. I am here with more than 40 others—including environmental luminaries, a Texas landowner, and a poet laureate—calling for President Obama to put an end to the Keystone XL pipeline and make climate a priority this year. This is [...]

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TransCanada Ordered Texas Police To Use Brutal Tactics Against Peaceful Protesters

Thursday, September 27, 2012

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TransCanada Ordered Texas Police To Use Brutal Tactics Against Peaceful Protesters

Yesterday, we learned that Texas police applied sustained chokeholds, violent arm-twisting, pepper spray, and multiple uses of tasers to move two peaceful protesters—all at the behest of TransCanada employees. On Monday, eight brave people climbed trees on private land in Texas to block construction of the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline and protect [...]

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The Spectra Showdown in NYC

Friday, August 17, 2012

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The Spectra Showdown in NYC

The “Spectra Showdown” is a chain of demonstrations against the Spectra Pipeline in New York. Day and night, activists have been keeping vigil, awaiting shipments of equipment to arrive at the construction site in Lower Manhattan at the Hudson River. Guest blogger Shannon E. Ayala reports from the scene: Activists are regularly attendant, from break [...]

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The Climate Movement Just Delivered Over 800,000 Petition Signatures To The Senate

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

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The Climate Movement Just Delivered Over 800,000 Petition Signatures To The Senate

Update 02/16/12 01:32PM PT: 350.org just sent out the following update: Here’s where we stand: at the beginning of last week our opponents were confident and a Senate vote on Keystone XL seemed inevitable. Now, 800,000 messages later, Sen. Chuck Schumer – one of the most powerful Democrats in the Senate – has pledged to [...]

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