Women's Earth & Climate Action Network, International
The Women's Earth & Climate Action Network is a solutions-based, multi-faceted effort established to engage women worldwide to take action as powerful stakeholders in climate change and sustainability solutions. For Our Earth and Future Generations A project of Women's Earth and Climate Caucus and its partner eraGlobal Alliance
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WECAN Newsletter Feb 2014

February 11, 2014

Dear Friends,

 

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.

 

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