Keystone Light: The Keystone XL Alternative You’ve Never Heard of Is Probably Going to Be Built

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As the Keystone XL pipeline has been mired in controversy, a competitor is speeding through plans for a pipeline that would do the exact same thing.

Is Keystone XL a Distraction From More Important Climate Fights?


Scientists wade into the fray.

Tesla Motors Earns $26 Million in the 2nd Quarter—Thanks to the Government


Charts: Without subsidies, Elon Musk’s electric-car startup wouldn’t have rolled this far.

Can a Carbon Tax Work Without Hurting the Economy? Ask British Columbia


Five years in, BC’s carbon tax has successfully reduced greenhouse gas emissions in a stable economy.

Richard M. Daley Wants to Make Your City More Sustainable


A Q&A with the former long-time Chicago mayor.

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