FW: FW: Breaking Bad News: Keystone XL Pipeline
From: MADELINE SIMON (madeline-mplsmsn.com)
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:22:51 -0800 (PST)
I hate listservs that work like this.  I'll try to put in appropriate links.



Peace,
Madeline

> From: madeline-mpls [at] msn.com
> Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:13:08 -0600
> Subject: [CCC] FW: Breaking Bad News: Keystone XL Pipeline
> CC: fusclimate [at] justcomm.org
> To: madeline-mpls [at] msn.com

> This is serious!  It is already catastrophic for Canada.

> Peace,
> Madeline

> Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:35:29 -0500
> From: info [at] rootsaction.org
> To: madeline-mpls [at] msn.com
> Subject: Breaking Bad News: Keystone XL Pipeline
 
>                                              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.

>                                             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.

>                                             Click here to tell Kerry and 
> President Obama we will not stand for this project moving forward!
http://act.rootsaction.org/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=9173

>                                             Scientists agree with the 
> assessment of James Hansen that exploitation of the tar sands would be a 
> catastrophe for the climate. This is a planetary emergency -- and right now 
> this is a political emergency.

>                                             Take action now!

>                                             "Significant impacts to most 
> resources are not expected along the proposed Project route assuming the 
> following," reads the State Department report, before listing a series of 
> improbable assumptions.

>                                                                               
>            No wonder they waited for Friday afternoon!

>                                             Please forward this email widely 
> right now to anyone who cares about the future of the earth!

>                                             -- The RootsAction.org team
 
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>                                             Background:
> 
>                                             U.S. State Department: Final 
> Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
http://keystonepipeline-xl.state.gov/finalseis/index.htm
> 
>                                             James Hansen: Game Over for the 
> Planet
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/10/opinion/game-over-for-the-climate.html

>                                             http://www.rootsaction.org/
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