16 Jul '13, 9am

Report: Keystone XL Pipeline Will Raise Gas Prices, Hurt Economy

Report: Keystone XL Pipeline Will Raise Gas Prices, Hurt Economy

All of this points to the increasingly obvious fact that the sooner our society can discontinue use of oil altogether, the better. Oil company executives and stockholders might not like it, but it’s becoming increasingly clear. Not only are the greenhouse gas emissions destroying the climate, but all of the easy oil has already been pumped and burned and now, the simple act of getting the crude out of the ground and to the refinery is simply too dirty and dangerous. The Pegasus pipeline spill back in April showed us that these pipelines are far from foolproof. As for the alternative, transporting it by train, well, look at what happened last week in Lac-Megantic , Quebec. Some are already speculating that this could derail the oil train boom. It’s only a matter of time before all that oil will be all dressed up with no place to go. Believe it or not, it needn’t be the end ...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/07/report-keystone-xl-pi...

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