31 Aug '11, 4pm

Actress Daryl Hannah Arrested at White House Tar Sands Protest #TarSandsAction #NoKXL

On Monday, the nation's top climate scientist, Dr. James Hansen of NASA, was arrested along with 140 others at the White House . They are peacefully protesting the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that, if approved, would ferry Canada's uber-polluting tar sands oil 1,700 miles across the United States. Yesterday, famed actress Daryl Hannah (of Blade Runner, the Kill Bill films, etc) joined the fray. She too was arrested, as you can seen in energyNOW! 's video above. Below, check out a video interview with Hannah, in which she explains why she was willing to risk arrest to send a message to the Obama administration: Right on. I like how Grist's Jess Zimmerman articulated the specific kind of cool reserved for celebrities who are actually willing to put their money where their mouth is: "It can be mildly annoying when movie stars get activist, because it usually just means look...

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