02 Sep '11, 6pm

Cleantech vs. Keystone XL: Could a Controversial Pipeline Undermine Obama's

Cleantech vs. Keystone XL: Could a Controversial Pipeline Undermine Obama's

"If we don't lead in clean energy, we'll follow. I'd hate to see us replace the importing of foreign oil with the importing of foreign technology." -- Vice President Joe Biden [1] Even as the protests against the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline continue outside the White House (described by Bill McKibben as "the biggest civil disobedience protest in the environmental movement for many, many years"[2]), Vice President Joe Biden was pumping up clean energy at the National Clean Energy Summit 4.0 in Las Vegas. The Keystone XL project, which plans to expand an existing pipeline to transport some 830,000 barrel of crude oil daily from oil sands in Alberta, Canada, to Oklahoma and Texas, has been a political flashpoint, pitting environmentalists against the oil industry with the Obama administration -- which will make a final decision on it by the end of the year -- caught in the...

Full article: http://www.justmeans.com/Cleantech-vs-Keystone-XL-Could-a...

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