The Keystone XL project seemed to move forward quickly last week, as a key court decision in Nebraska failed to stop the pipeline, and a new Republican-led congress took it up as a first order of business in 2015. Environmentalists nationwide are not giving up without making their voices heard loud and clear by President… Read more »
4th of July Special: We celebrate these Americans, who love their country by standing up for clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. Here are some feel-good stories. If you know of others, please share!
Check out this story from North Omaha, Nebraska: residents won a change of heart from their public power district, resulting… Read more »
This weekend, hundreds of young people were arrested in front of the White House at a protest against the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Student groups came from across the country to participate, and they had powerful messages for President Obama, with signs saying “Stop investing in the destruction of our future,” “We tar sands,” “Stop… Read more »
President Obama has stated the decision to approve the Keystone XL pipeline hinges on whether the project would significantly contribute to carbon in the atmosphere. In an interview this past week, Obama also pointed out that claims that the project would be a jobs-creator were not realistic. The 2,000 temporary jobs during construction of the… Read more »
The Ecology Center is co-sponsoring the Forward on Climate Bay Area Rally this weekend, because we believe in a safe and stable climate future for everyone. We’ll be joined by over 2500 people to tell President Obama we can’t afford to wait any longer for leadership on climate change. This message will be sent through… Read more »