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McKibben:  Crunch Time for Obama on Keystone XL

McKibben: Crunch Time for Obama on Keystone XL

Bill Moyers interviews environmental activist Bill McKibben on the choice facing President Obama on the Keystone XL pipeline: McKibben argues that stopping the pipeline is a necessary first step to stopping the…

Dirty Fuel Corporations to American Public:  Frack You!

Dirty Fuel Corporations to American Public: Frack You!

(By Ellen Cantarow) For the past several years, I’ve been writing about what happens when big oil and gas corporations drill where people live. “Fracking” — high-volume hydraulic fracturing, which extracts oil…

Peak or no Peak, Oil is Unsafe at any Price

Peak or no Peak, Oil is Unsafe at any Price

(By Michael Klare) Among the big energy stories of 2013, “peak oil” — the once-popular notion that worldwide oil production would soon reach a maximum level and begin an irreversible decline —…