Tag: global warming

40K Rally to Stop Keystone XL Pipeline

More than 40,000 people braved thirty degree weather Sunday to urge President Obama to halt progress on the Keystone XL Pipeline progress, and to get serious about confronting climate change. The rally was organized by 350.org, the Sierra Club, and more than 150 other environmental and social justice groups, including the First Nations of Canada.…

US Climate Change Report is More Bad News

The National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC) released a draft report on the current state of climate change and its growing impacts on the United States. It’s not good news. In fact, perhaps it’s the worst news ever, even though it doesn’t basically say anything different than previous federal reports going back to…

Screwed Locally and Globally on Climate Change

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), the agency in charge of the Delaware River as it winds through four states, conveniently sidestepped taking responsibility for overseeing the cumulative effects of the many natural gas pipelines being built around or through the Delaware River watershed by saying, essentially, “that’s not our job.” It’s a tried-and-true political…