Keystone Pipeline bad for the U.S. and the Earth

Missoulian: Are projects that make climate change worse - like the Keystone XL Pipeline - in the national interest? Not if short-term expedience creates long-term disaster. The 1,711-mile-long, yard-wide KXL would transport oil from underneath Alberta's boreal forests to refineries in Oklahoma and Texas. The oil would most likely be exported from there. One long-term cost of KXL is its contribution to raising the Earth's temperature. Burning fossil fuel carried in the pipeline produces carbon dioxide.......

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