February 20, 2013

The Keystone Pipeline Defines Folly

Bill McKibben, USA Today

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A year ago, President Obama sent the Keystone pipeline project back for more review. In the months since, Mother Nature filed compelling public testimony:

- The hottest year in American history.

- An epic drought that drove up the price of food worldwide.

- Superstorm Sandy, with the lowest barometric pressure ever recorded north of Cape Hatteras.

- An Arctic melt so intense that NASA scientists said we faced a "planetary emergency."

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TAGGED: Pacific Ocean, Mother Nature, Canadian Tar Sands, Hurricane Sandy, Keystone Pipeline, Bill McKibben


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