20 Oct '11, 4pm

a real hero @nrdc john adams is ready to draw a line in the tarsands! Considering his history, this matters a lot!

On November 6, I will be leading a group of NRDC members and experts to the White House. The last time I visited 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, I had the honor of receiving the Medal of Freedom in recognition of what NRDC and the environmental movement have achieved in the last 40 years. On this visit, I want to focus on the future, not the past. My colleagues and I will join thousands of concerned citizens and together we will peacefully encircle the White House in one large ring . We want to send a message to President Obama: We oppose the Keystone XL pipeline and we stand behind the president’s effort create a clean, 21st-century energy system for America. This will be a new experience for me. In the four decades since I helped found NRDC, I believed the best way for me to defend the environment was as a lawyer, using the legal and scientific strengths of the organization in...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/jhadams/why_i_am_joinin...

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