02 Sep '11, 12am

Tar Sands Protest Spotlights Looming Eco-Catastrophe

Tar Sands Protest Spotlights Looming Eco-Catastrophe

Tar Sands Protest Spotlights Looming Eco-Catastrophe By Marc Gunther Published September 01, 2011 Email | Print | Single Page View Tags: Energy & Climate , Oil & Gas What have you done lately about climate change? In the last two weeks, about 700 Americans -- with more to come -- have been arrested in front of the White House, calling on President Obama to block the construction of the $7 billion, 1700-mile Keystone pipeline project that will bring Canadian tar sands oil to the largest refineries in the United States. They include Bill McKibben, the writer, activist and founder of 350.org , who led the protests; James Hansen , NASA's leading climate scientist; Gus Speth , who lead the Council on Environmental Quality under President Carter and went on to become dean of the Yale School of Forestry; Greenpeace executive director Phil Radford; actresses Daryl Hannah and Margo...

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