For at least six weeks, thousands of barrels of tar sands oil have been bubbling up into the forest in Cold Lake, Alberta and neither the oil company or government scientists know how to stop the flow.
The controversial Keystone XL pipeline has inspired people to take all sorts of courageous and creative protest actions. For one Nebraskan living in New York, the easiest, but most effective way to raise awareness is with a simple sign. Watch the video.
One of the most common arguments for exploiting the Canadian tar sands and building the Keystone XL pipeline is that it will reduce fuel costs. Challenging this view is a new report that finds the project will increase the price of gas in the Midwest.
It has been nearly three months since the Exxon Mobil Pegasus pipeline ruptured in Mayflower, Arkansas. Here's a look at the latest updates, including lawsuits, uncovered Exxon emails and more regarding the health impacts on local residents.
"Vice President Joe Biden told a South Carolina environmental activist Friday that he opposes a controversial oil pipeline from Canada, but said he is "in the minority" inside the Obama administration."
While rail may be considered safer than a pipeline, I don't find that argument compelling when considered in the context of the math of climate change. The debate over rail versus pipelines is the wrong argument to be having.
David Gordon, the director of policy planning under former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, says the chances are about four-to-one” that President Obama will approve the Keystone XL pipeline from the Canadian tar sands to oil refineries in Texas.
Two weeks ago today, Exxon Mobil's Pegasus pipeline ruptured catastrophically, creating a 22-foot long gash that unleashed hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil and toxic chemicals. Here's the latest news.