Marchers take part in the Forward on Climate rally on February 17, 2013 in Washington DC, the largest climate rally in U.S. history. Rena Schild / Shutterstock.com

Alan Grayson: Keystone Pipeline gives China energy independence, and us next to nothing

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Who benefits from Keystone Pipeline? The Chinese, Kochs, and their American enablers. The rest of us, not so much.
Marchers take part in the Forward on Climate rally on February 17, 2013 in Washington DC, the largest climate rally in U.S. history. Rena Schild / Shutterstock.com

Koch brothers could make $100 billion profit from Keystone pipeline

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That’s $100 billion in profit, not just revenue, thanks in part to their ownership of tar-sand land in Canada.
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There are ‘many’ Keystone-like pipelines, all enabled by the Army Corps

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There are many Keystone-like pipelines, and they’re all being approved by the Army Corps of Engineers
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Well-done video of a protesting shutting down a tar sands project in Utah

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This video is from a few days ago, but it’s quite well done, and worth a look.
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Billionaire Dem donor Steyer tells Obama to stop the Keystone Pipeline

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Tom Steyer is a hedge-fund king and major Dem supporter. It`s a big deal that he`s set his sights on Keystone.
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A “tar sand” pipeline actually contains tar, sulphur, arsenic, and mercury

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So when they talk of a “tar sand” pipeline accident, it’s not an oil spill – it’s more of an arsenic spill.
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British Columbia rejects tar sands pipeline proposal that suggests “doing nothing” after oil spill

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The oil pipeline proposal says that “doing nothing is a possible response to a spill.”
Van Jones: He should call it the “Obama Tar Sands Pipeline” & stand there for ribbon-cutting

Van Jones: He should call it the “Obama Tar Sands Pipeline” & stand there for ribbon-cutting

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A foreign corp is taking Canadian tar across our farmland to sell it to China. That’s what the pipeline does.
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Oils sands (tar sands) in Canada polluting nearby lakes with carcinogens

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The oil sands study’s author, Prof John P. Smol: “Now we have the smoking gun.”

Climate strategies that don’t work

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UPDATE: A complete list of climate series pieces is available here: The Climate series: a reference post. ________ This is the second of a series of articles on Bill McKibben’s ...
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