Earth's Future in the Friday News Dump
It's classic. Wait till late on a Friday to announce a reprehensible decision in hopes of minimizing the uproar in response. But the extreme climate crisis doesn't take weekends off. And neither do we.
U.S. State Department: Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
Michael Mann: Approving Keystone XL Could Be the Biggest Mistake
New York Times: Report Opens Way to Approval for Keystone Pipeline
A State Department report has just declared that the environmental impact of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would be acceptable. This clears a path for Secretary of State John Kerry to give his approval to the pipeline.
Tell Kerry and President Obama we will not stand for this project moving forward: