Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Should Flunk the Climate Test

Today, the State Department released an environmental impact statement on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport tar sands from Canada to the Gulf Coast. Just this week, President Obama reiterated his commitment to tackling global warming. Secretary of… Read more

6 months after the spill

It’s been six months since the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killed 11 men and led to the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Stand up to Polluters

Right now, polluting companies are trying to change the rules so they don’t have to clean up their act.

Standing up to Polluters

We all know that global warming is the environmental crisis of our generation. Unfortunately, massive pressure from the industries causing the problem—from Big Oil to power plants—means that getting the U.S. Senate to take action is appearing increasingly unlikely in the short term.