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Last week Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), the senior Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, published a blueprint for energy policy, titled “Energy 20/20: A Vision for America’s...
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Full Title: Back on Track: Bringing Rail Safety to the 21st Century Author(s): Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure (AII) Publisher(s): Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure (AII) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Rapid improvements...
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A paper by researchers at the University of Alberta, Edmonton found that the impact of Canadian oil sands mining, and subsequent land restoration, on carbon release has been significantly underestimated....
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Full Title:  Continuing Partisan Divide in Views of Global Warming: Keystone XL Pipeline Draws Broad Support Author(s):  Pew Research Center Publisher(s):  Pew Research Center Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report outlines the results...
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Full Title: Domestic Energy and Jobs Act Author: Senator John Hoeven Publisher(s): U.S. Senate Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): A Bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, to provide for the development of a plan to increase oil...
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Full Title: Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Keystone XL Project Executive Summary Author(s):  N/A Publisher(s): United States Department of State Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Over the past month, as oil prices have climbed, rumors  of a release from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) have circulated. This week, the G7 released a statement indicating the...
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Full Title: Keystone XL Pipeline (KXL): The “Significance" Trap Author(s): James Leaton, Mark Fulton, Reid Capalino, Mark Andrich, Luke Sussams Publisher(s): Carbon Tracker Initiative Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Building on November 2013 Carbon...
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Earlier this year, the Obama Administration announced that it would be delaying its decision on the Keystone XL pipeline until after the 2012 election, drawing criticism from some pipeline proponents....
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Last Wednesday, the Obama administration officially denied approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. A rider included by the GOP in the payroll tax plan President Obama signed last month required...
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Full Title: Keystone XL: A Tar Sands Pipeline to Increase Oil Prices Author(s): Anthony Swift Publisher(s): Natural Resource Defense Council Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 16 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description: One of the most misunderstood issues surrounding the proposed Keystone...
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Between the Solyndra scandal, the disaster at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant, the deliberation over the Keystone XL pipeline, President Obama’s aggressive new CAFE Standards, protests over lighting standards,...
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The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has released a report titled “Keystone XL: A Tar Sands Pipeline to Increase Oil Prices,” arguing that the Keystone XL pipeline will increase gas...
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Full Title: Pipe Dreams? Jobs Gained, Jobs Lost by the Construction of Keystone XL Author(s): Cornell University Global Labor Institute Publisher(s): Cornell University Global Labor Institute Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 40 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The purpose of this...
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On the fourth day of his administration, President Trump signed multiple executive actions designed to advance the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, since related memos specifically invited project developers...
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Senate Republicans recently unveiled the “Domestic Energy and Jobs Act,” an energy bill intended “To approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, to provide for the development of a plan to increase...
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Keystone XL has been called the world's best known pipeline that has not been built. Controversy over the pipeline itself has largely subsided but this project linking the oil sands...
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On Tuesday, January 20th 2015, President Obama will deliver the State of the Union address (SOTU), and energy and climate will likely play a prominent role. In last years’ SOTU,...
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Please, no more talk of green jobs. Or climate change. Let’s discuss our economic and environmental policies without euphemism, describing current and potential calamity in plain English, like Joe Romm,...
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On February 24th, President Obama vetoed legislation that would have authorized construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline as it “conflicts with established executive branch procedures and cuts short thorough consideration...
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Last week Governor Dave Heineman of Nebraska approved the Keystone XL pipeline along a revised route, “which avoids the environmentally-sensitive Sand Hills region of Nebraska.” The final decision now rests...
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Despite aggressive requests from the Obama Administration and the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, the House in the most recent appropriations debate made significant efforts to reduce funding for...
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