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Obama Takes a Walk on the Greener Side

As Nevada short-circuits its solar boom, the White House gets more committed to renewable energy. — by Emily Schwartz Greco Until now, President Barack Obama has embraced gas and oil fracking, encouraged the construction of new nuclear reactors, and hailed

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Posted in Climate, Coal / Mining, Energy, Environment/EPA, Governor, Govt-State, Solar

Pausing The Coal Train

— by CAP Action War Room The Obama Administration Announces Overhaul Of Federal Coal Leasing Program The last time rules for coal mining on tax-payer public lands were updated, smoking was allowed on airplanes, airbags weren’t required in cars, and

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Posted in Coal / Mining, Energy

Remember the Keystone XL pipeline? We’re ALL being sued!

It would have brought a million barrels of toxic tar-sands sludge oil across the length of our nation, through wetlands and communities. President Obama wisely rejected it. Only now you and other American taxpayers may have to pay for that

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Posted in Advocacy, Energy-Big Oil, Environment/EPA, Keystone XL Pipeline, Tar Sands

Obama’s Rejection of Keystone XL Is Victory, But That’s Not the Whole Story

‘The black snake, Keystone XL, has been defeated and best believe we will dance to our victory!’ (Photo: tarsandsaction/flickr/cc) President Obama’s official rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday was met with grand applause from those who opposed the

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Posted in Energy, Energy-Big Oil, Keystone XL Pipeline, Tar Sands

Obama Rejects Keystone XL: This Is Big … And Just the Beginning

— by May Boeve This is a big win. President Obama’s decision to reject Keystone XL because of its impact on the climate is nothing short of historic — and sets an important precedent that should send shockwaves through the

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Posted in Climate, Ecosystem, Energy, Sustainability, Tar Sands
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