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A New Alliance on Climate Change

Published: 
Fri, 11/15/2013 - 8:37am
Category: 
Energy

In an effort to compensate for the failure of central governments to address the dangers of climate change with comprehensive national policies, cities, states and regions have developed their own strategies to rein in emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.

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Looking for a Way Around Keystone XL, Canadian Oil Hits the Rails

Published: 
Thu, 10/31/2013 - 7:57pm
Category: 
Energy

Over the past two years, environmentalists have chained themselves to the White House fence and otherwise coalesced around stopping the Keystone XL pipeline as their top priority in the fight against global warming.

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In Canada's Alberta province, oil sands boom is a two-edged sword

Published: 
Wed, 10/23/2013 - 8:25pm
Category: 
Energy

In the Cree language, the word "athabasca" means "a place where grass is everywhere." 

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A Black Mound of Canadian Oil Waste Is Rising Over Detroit

Published: 
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 9:15pm
Category: 
Energy

Assumption Park gives residents of this city lovely views of the Ambassador Bridge and the Detroit skyline. 

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Keystone pipeline pushed to forefront

Published: 
Wed, 11/07/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

With a second term now in hand, President Obama no longer can delay a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline and must either side with environmentalists within his party or greenlight a major step toward North American energy independence.