The New Year has begun with a surge of activity. Here we come 2014!
On January 31st, the U.S. State Department released its final Environmental Impact Statement of the Keystone XL pipeline proposal. Things are literally heating up: according to the Sierra Club, Keystone XL will enable TransCanada to extract an additional 830,000 barrels of tar sands crude per day, meaning an additional 181 million metric tons of CO2 each year, equal to building 51 coal plants or putting 37 million more cars on the road.
We can't afford this. The planet can't afford this.