Climate Change

Citing Climate, Obama Rejects Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline

"President Obama announced on Friday that he had rejected the request from a Canadian company to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline, ending a seven-year review that had become a symbol of the debate over his climate policies."

Source: NY Times, 11/09/2015

More Oil Companies Could Join Exxon as Focus of Climate Investigations

"The opening of an investigation of Exxon Mobil by the New York attorney general’s office into the company’s record on climate change may well spur legal inquiries into other oil companies, according to legal and climate experts, although successful prosecutions are far from assured."

Source: NY Times, 11/06/2015
November 13, 2015 to November 14, 2015

24 Hours of Reality and Live Earth: The World Is Watching

In the lead up to the Paris climate talks, this day of climate action and music will be broadcast live from various locations around the globe. Hosted by former US Vice President Al Gore, guests include French President François Hollande, actors and activists Ryan Reynolds and Calum Worthy, former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Telemundo journalist Vanessa Hauc and more.

"U.S. Presidential Hopeful Sanders Unveils Climate Change Bill"

"Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders on Wednesday threw his weight behind a climate-change bill that would crack down on fossil fuel extraction, a move sure to please activists who want party front-runner Hillary Clinton to make the same commitment."

Source: Reuters, 11/05/2015


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