17 Jul '12, 1pm

Top climate scientists band together to demand State Dept study warming in their Keystone review

At the moment, your department is planning to consider the effects of the pipeline on “recreation,” “visual resources,” and “noise,” among other factors. Those are important—but omitting climate change from the considerations is neither wise nor credible. The vast volumes of carbon in the tar sands ensure that they will play an important role in whether or not climate change gets out of hand; understanding the role this largescale new pipeline will play in that process is clearly crucial.

Full article: http://www.350.org/en/kxl-scientist-letter

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