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Environmental Movement Has Held Back the Keystone XL Pipeline, for Good Reason


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Environmental Movement Has Held Back the Keystone XL Pipeline, for Good Reason

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Mark Weisbrot

Ditching the Keystone XL pipeline should be a no-brainer. The 1,179-mile pipeline extension would carry some of the world’s dirtiest oil from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada to the Gulf Coast of Texas. And it shouldn’t be necessary to repeat this, but since we have a Congress controlled by a party that denies the reality of climate change, it is: 97 percent of climate scientists agree that human activity has warmed the Earth.


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But how long will that barrier hold up? We're paying the ones opposing us.