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Landowner group wants to force Enbridge to follow local regulations; the pipeline company says the group has no legal standing to sue.
A lawsuit against pipeline company Enbridge Inc. was returned to Michigan state court on Tuesday,...
11/29/2012 | Read More
Federal researchers are on the front line of Harper's alleged 'war on science' as the country's oil ambitions clash with its scientific agenda.
The government of Canada's official position on climate change is that it's real and requires an "...
11/27/2012 | Read More
Environmentalists are optimistic that the electoral defeat of 11 of a targeted 'dirty dozen' sends a signal and opens new possibilities for action.
Statistically, the November elections seemed a win for the status quo in Washington—neither chamber...
11/27/2012 | Read More
Enviros say Gov. Jay Inslee, a pioneer of the U.S. clean economy, gives them a shot at blocking NW coal terminals. Is it wishful thinking?
Washington State will have perhaps the nation's greenest governor when Jay Inslee, an early...
11/26/2012 | Read More
Continuing protests will spotlight the danger of burning fossil energy reserves containing 2,795 gigatons of CO2.
Karen Bagdes-Canning felt a sense of déjà vu when she marched past the White House on Sunday...
11/19/2012 | Read More
Clean Break: Chapter 4 in the story of Germany's switch to renewables
Bonn, Germany—On the afternoon of April 29, 1986, West Germany's Interior Minister Friedrich...
11/16/2012 | Read More
Clean Break: Chapter 3 in the story of Germany's switch to renewables
Sankt Peter im Schwarzwald, Germany—The Abbey of St. Peter in the Black Forest has had its ups and...
11/15/2012 | Read More
Eleanor Fairchild, 78, is among more than 30 activists arrested since August for using nonviolent civil disobedience to protest the Keystone XL in Texas.
Eleanor Fairchild has been arrested twice: once outside the White House in August 2011 and again...
11/14/2012 | Read More
Prop 3 is the only clean energy issue on a state ballot. Michigan's standing as a battleground state is putting the measure under a national spotlight.
Update at 1:00 ET on Nov. 7, 2012: Proposal 3 was defeated at the polls Tuesday. Roughly 36 percent...
11/02/2012 | Read More
Protests against the Keystone XL pipeline have led to arrests and headlines. But TransCanada says construction is moving along as planned.
Tree-sitters blockading the path of the Keystone XL pipeline in Texas closed the first month of...
10/26/2012 | Read More

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