Featured video: debating the tar sands pipeline as arrests mount

Mongabay: As arrests during a two week long civil action against the Keystone Pipeline XL in Washington DC rose to nearly 600 people, Bill McKibben, head of 350.org, and Robert Bryce, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, debated the issue on PBS. While activists oppose the massive pipeline (from Canada to Texas) for a variety of reasons, including potential oil spills, the major issue at stake is climate change. Oil from tar sands carried a significantly heavier carbon burden than other oil sources. Many......

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