Obama’s rejection of KXL is both reason to celebrate and a call for deeper and broader opposition to the whole of the transportation network that brings dirty oil to and through our communities to market…In these next few weeks, with the UN Climate Conference in Paris approaching, the world will be focused on these things. Millions of people will be in the streets or active in their communities doing advocacy, education, communication, and more. It’s a great time to build a movement that is broader, deeper, more engaged, and now even more inspired.
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Enbridge. Enbridge. Enbridge. It’s time to raise the profile of this pipeline corporation to the level of attention it truly deserves – bigger than TransCanada, its pipeline plans bigger than Keystone.
The State Dept. environmental report on the Keystone XL pipeline is only one indication of our government’s commitment to ramping up our fossil-fuel-based economy. From decisions about playing a far greater role in the refining, transport, and export of tar sands oil to continued encouragement of the fracking industry, despite severe drought and looming water scarcities, the US and Canada are collaborating on a global oil regimen that spells disaster for the planet. A deeper commitment to big changes in our lives and our culture is required if we hope to create a different future than this one.
What President Obama left out of his State of the Union address when it comes to the ecological crisis threatening our future.