26 Dec '11, 3pm

Good quotes from @andrew_leach on #oilsands and #Keystone #pipeline realities, fears and hopes,

Oil sands pipeline seems likely to endure The Obama administration confirmed last week that if forced by Congress to quickly decide the fate of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from western Canada to the Gulf Coast, it would probably kill the project. But does that mean the $7 billion pipeline project is dead forever? Will it curb the inexorable global demand for the exploitation of Canada’s huge oil sands deposits? Will it affect the concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide in beneficial ways and slow the pace of climate change? The answer to all three questions, barring unexpected changes in the politics and economics of oil, appears to be no. The tax and unemployment insurance extension approved by Congress last week included a Republican provision that requires President Barack Obama to make a decision on the 1,700-mile pipeline within 60 days. The State Depart...

Full article: http://peakoil.com/production/oil-sands-pipeline-seems-li...

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foe.org 25 Dec '11, 5pm

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switchboard.nrdc.org 29 Dec '11, 3pm

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treehugger.com 23 Dec '11, 3am

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switchboard.nrdc.org 20 Dec '11, 2pm

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grist.org 26 Dec '11, 7pm

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Keystone XL Victory Will Help Stop the Tar Sands, #noKXL by @agent350

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itsgettinghotinhere.org 24 Dec '11, 2pm

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care2.com 21 Dec '11, 1am

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care2.com 17 Dec '11, 2am

By Brian Merchant, ThinkProgress Just a few short weeks ago, President Obama announced that he would delay any decision on...