Keystone XL, the proposed oil pipeline connecting Canada’s Alberta tar sands region to the refineries and markets of the American Gulf Coast, has become the front lines in the battle between climate campaigners and the fossil fuel industry.
The pipeline would carry up to 830,000 barrels per…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/climate-change-and-keystone-xl-the-numbers-behind-the-debate-refineries-and-markets-of-the-american-gulf-coast/ American Gulf Coast, Carbon and De-carbonization, Climate, climate change, Debate refineries and markets, Energy, Energy and Economy, energy facts, Environment, Environmental Policy, environmentally destructive crude, Keystone XL, Numbers Behind, Oil, Oil Change International, Politics & Legislation, tar sands, world’s dirtiest
Following CAP’s piece yesterday that details exactly what it means to use gasoline to travel this Memorial Day weekend, here is an infographic that shows the cost of Big Oil. Gas prices are rising in the Midwest and spot crude oil prices for the West Texas Intermediate benchmark is nearly…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/memorial-day-driving-by-the-numbers-infographic-gas-prices-are-rising-in-the-midwest-and-spot-crude-oil-prices-for-the-west-texas-intermediate/ Carbon and De-carbonization, Crude oil prices, driving, energy facts, Environment, Environmental Policy, Finance, gas prices, Keystone XL, Memorial Day Driving, Midwest and spot, nfographic, Oil, Subsidies, Transportation, West Texas Intermediate
Elon Musk has decided to leave the immigration reform advocacy group FWD.us after it funded advertisements for senators supporting oil drilling in Alaska and the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline from Canada.
The FWD.us group was founded by Mark Zuckerberg and it is supposed to advocate for…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/elon-musk-quits-zuckerbergs-immigration-advocacy-group-supporting-oil-drilling-in-alaska-and-the-keystone-xl-tar-sands-pipeline-from-canada/ Advocacy Group, Elon Musk Quits, Keystone XL, pipeline from Canada, supporting oil drilling in Alaska, Zuckerberg’s Immigration
Canada’s right-wing Prime Minister is in New York trying to convince lawmakers that the tar sands are okay, and that the Keystone XL pipeline should go ahead.
At the same time, Canada’s environment minister is in London trying to convince politicians there that tar sands crude is the same as…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/10-reasons-canada-needs-to-rethink-the-tar-sands-canadas-right-wing-prime-minister-is-in-new-york-trying-to-convince-lawmakers/ British Petroluem, Canada Needs, Carbon and De-carbonization, convince lawmakers, Energy and Economy, Environment, Environmental Policy, ExxonMobil, Keystone XL, New York, Oil, Politics & Legislation, Prime Minister, Risk Management, Sands Canada, stephen colbert, tar sands
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is seeking to counter opposition to TransCanada Corp. (TRP)’s Keystone XL pipeline, a project crucial for boosting Canada’s economy and Harper’s plans to make the country an energy superpower to rival Saudi Arabia.
Harper, at an event today moderated by…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/oil-gas-energy/harper-seeks-to-build-keystone-xl-support-on-u-s-visit-project-crucial-for-boosting-canadas-economy-and-harpers-plans/ boosting Canada’s economy, Canada, Commodities ·, Energy, Energy Industry, energy markets, Harper Seeks, Harper’s plans, Keystone XL, Keystone XL Pipeline, Policy, project crucial, Support U.S., Sustainability, U.S.
Each of the State Department’s four reviews of the Keystone XL pipeline – during the more than four years the project has been under consideration – focused primarily on the Keystone XL’s impacts on the environment: air, ground and surface water, wetlands, vegetation, wildlife and more….http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/keystone-xl-safe-for-the-environment-valuating-the-environmental-impact-of-oil-sands-crude-that-would-be-delivered/ Energy and Economy, Energy Security, Environment, Finance, Keystone XL, Keystone XL Pipeline, Oil, Politics & Legislation, Risk Management, state department review
A new front may soon open in the battle over pipelines that transport Canadian oil to the U.S.
And this one involves a line that would carry even more oil derived from Alberta’s tar sands than TransCanada Corp. (TRP)’s proposed Keystone XL, a project that has inflamed environmentalists who…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/enbridge-expansion-could-turn-into-keystone-like-fight-transcanada-corp-trps-proposed-keystone-xl-project-inflamed-environmentalists/ Canada, climate change, Commodities, Energy, Energy Industry, energy markets, Keystone XL, Latin America, Politics, Sustainability, TransCanada Corp. (TRP), U.S.