The $5.4 billion project, which represents the dirtiest, least efficient kind of oil development, would pump dirty tarsands oil from Alberta, Canada to Texas refineries.
On this day in 1851 Henry David Thoreau posits in an address to the Concord Lyceum his famous thesis that "in Wildness is the preservation of the World."
Climate change is the sickness of our civilization, and the prognosis is bleak.
Individuals opting out of hyper-consumption alone will not save us. We face an institutional challenge; changing our economic and military system is essential.