Citizen Action Monitor

Bad-News Poll — 66 percent of Americans support Keystone XL pipeline from Alberta to Gulf Coast

Poll also shows percentage who say global warming is a very serious problem falls from 39% to 33% No 709 Posted by fw, April 05, 2013 “As the Obama administration … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pardon the hyperbole, but has US State Dept report nailed shut lid on our climate change coffin?

New report claims Keystone XL is environmentally sound No 687 Posted by fw, March 2, 2013 “We’re mystified as to how the State Department can acknowledge the negative effects of … Continue reading

March 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

“We must reject Keystone XL” insist four energy experts in new video

Watch the video and join tens of thousands of others on Feb. 17 for the Forward on Climate rally in Washington DC No 667 Posted by fw, January 31, 2013 “…approving … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

TransCanada uses legal sledgehammer to SLAPP down XL pipeline protesters

$5 million lawsuit used to “intimidate and silence activists” No 666 Posted by fw, January 31, 2013 “The suit brought was what is known as a Strategic Lawsuit Against Public … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Texas family loses court battle against TransCanada: 15-word decision sent from judge’s iPhone

Julia Trigg Crawford, a farmer, plans appeal No 573 Posted by fw September 21, 2012 A sad update to my August 6, 2012 post, Over $45,000 raised to help Texas … Continue reading

September 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Compilation video turns US media “news reports” of XL pipeline job estimates into hilarious mockery

Lying continues to be as American as apple pie No 563 Posted by fw September 5, 2012 With news reporting like that featured in the video below, is it any … Continue reading

September 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Over $45,000 raised to help Texas family STOP TransCanada from seizing their farm for pipeline

No 542 Posted by fw, August 6, 2012 UPDATE: To my July 26 post: Stop Canada’s Ugly TransCanada Corp claim of legal right to a Texas family farm for its … Continue reading

August 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Seventy Braveheart U.S. activists will put their bodies on the line in Tar Sands Blockade against TransCanada

And seventy reasons for the rest of us to be inspired No 539 Posted by fw, August 3, 2012 “If the brutal police response to peaceful protesters in New York, … Continue reading

August 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Stop Canada’s Ugly TransCanada Corp claim of legal right to a Texas family farm for its tar sands pipeline

Help Julia Trigg Crawford to fight back and block the Keystone XL pipeline No 532 Posted by fw, July 26, 2012 “When TransCanada showed up on her father’s doorstep in … Continue reading

July 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Canada’s tar sands oil isn’t welcome in America: That’s the message of Sierra Club’s animated video

No 500 Posted by fw, June 09, 2012 It’s Time to Move America Beyond Oil The Sierra Club has just released The Dirtiest Oil on Earth, an animated video on … Continue reading

June 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bill McKibben reflects on Keystone-related developments and on “how to take on the bad guys”

“We frankly don’t yet know how this all is going to play out — and it’s frustrating as hell.” No 476 Posted by fw, May 14, 2012 “I don’t know … Continue reading

May 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Yes Magazine’s review of a brilliant, grassroots, multi-faceted campaign to stop Keystone XL

No 391 Posted by fw, January 24, 2012 “As Keystone XL gets pulled into the center of the political battlefield, it’s worth remembering how the pipeline became a national issue … Continue reading

January 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Will Republican efforts to force Obama to make hasty Keystone XL decision backfire?

No 376 Posted by fw, December 23, 2011 “Speaker Boehner is trying to satisfy Big Oil’s lobbyists and some of the GOP’s top corporate donors by forcing the president to … Continue reading

December 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

Estimated 12,000 Keystone protesters circle White House while Obama golfs

No 328 Posted by fw, November 7, 2011 “The protest was organized by the Natural Resources Defence Council, a U.S. environmental group. Spokeswoman Susan Casey-Lefkowitz told CBC News many Americans … Continue reading

November 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Lawsuit filed against Keystone XL pipeline – Press Release

No 317 Posted by fw, October 29, 2011 For Immediate Release — Tuesday, October 25, 2011 Keystone XL pipeline lawsuit expanded to challenge bogus claim that spills from pipeline are … Continue reading

October 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Bad news for pipeline protesters today – State Dept study finds “no significant environmental impact”

No 263 Posted by fw, August 26, 2011 “Today, the U.S. State Department released its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The State Department’s finding that … Continue reading

August 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

“Stop the Pipeline” Washington protest is urgent call to build mass climate justice movement

No 256 Posted by fw August 21, 2011 “Those hoping to halt runaway global warming could not sooner start promoting this crucial lesson: the most important lifestyle change to save … Continue reading

August 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

How far should climate and environmental activists go to stop Big Oil and Coal?

No 211 Posted by fw, July 3, 2011 “This question of how far to take the fight to stop global warming has haunted activists for years.  But now that more … Continue reading

July 3, 2011 · Leave a comment

Dr Jim Hansen: Further exploitation of tar sands will have “disastrous global climate impacts.” Urges scientific community to join “this fray now.”

No 186 Posted by fw, June 4, 2011 This post’s title is taken from Dr James Hansen’s June 3, 2011 urgent appeal to the scientific community to “get involved in … Continue reading

June 4, 2011 · Leave a comment