VIDEO: What Does the Keystone XL Fight Mean for Environmentalism?


The latest Climate Desk Live asked if pipeline opponents picked the wrong battle—and if that even matters.

Charts: The Smart Money is on Renewable Energy

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Investments in solar and green power are on track to blow away fossil fuels by 2030.

GOP Goes Hunting For EPA Emails About Turducken

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…but misses the big picture of the agency’s transparency problems.

The First—And Last—Hearing on Keystone XL Environmental Impact

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In Nebraska, a colorful cast of characters turn out to oppose the massive oil pipeline project.

How Science Can Predict Where You Stand on Keystone XL


Want to make sense of the feud between pipeline activists and “hippie-punching” moderates? Talk to the researchers.


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