February 19, 2013
How a Pipeline Became Public Enemy #1
David Unger, Christian Science Monitor
Tens of thousands of protesters marched on Washington Sunday, in what organizers say was the largest climate rally in US history. They had varying agendas but unified on one point: Blocking construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
“When you are in a hole, stop digging,” Bill McKibben, cofounder of the environmentalist group 350.org,, told the crowd gathered on the National Mall. “Above all, stop the Keystone [XL] pipeline. The president can do that ...