Prediction fulfilled: Keystone probably delayed indefinitely

As predicted a couple of days ago: Obama administration "considering a move" to delay decision on the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The hope, apparent in this Los Angeles Times story, is that the pipeline proves too controversial to survive a transparent vetting.  From Neela Banerjee's story, which should make the front page.  "TheContinue reading “Prediction fulfilled: Keystone probably delayed indefinitely”

Obama administration chooses tar sands over climate

As numerous cynics expected, the Obama administration is giving every sign that it will choose to support the Keystone XL pipeline, even if it means the end to the climate as we know it.  “It’s not perfect, but it’s a trade off,” [Secretary of Energy Steven] Chu said. Meanwhile, it's curious that the most passionateContinue reading “Obama administration chooses tar sands over climate”

America’s top climatologist arrested at White House

Wish I could have been there to report on the tar sands protests, but… Solve Climate News: What is motivating you to travel to the White House and risk arrest? James Hansen: Einstein said to think and not act is a crime. If we understand the situation, we must try to make it clear. IContinue reading “America’s top climatologist arrested at White House”