TransCanada’s Keystone 1 pipeline leaked 210,000 gallons of oil Thursday, just days before the Nebraska will decide the fate of Donald Trump’s pet project, Keystone XL – a proposed expansion of the same pipeline system.
Tomorrow the UN Climate Talks are set to begin in Bonn. Over the weekend Germany held its largest climate march ever with tens of thousands marching the streets demanding an end to coal. Leading the front were the Pacific Climate Warriors calling on world leaders to keep fossil fuels in the ground.
We’re calling for a fast and just transition to a Fossil Free world. Working together, we will end the use of fossil fuels and transition our world to 100% renewable energy for all. And we are calling on politicians to follow our lead.
Leaders in the fight to stop the Bayou Bridge pipeline held a webinar call to let people know about the project’s status, share stories of those living along the path of the proposed pipeline, and layout plans to resist the project moving forward.
Led by the Indigenous coalition Mazaska Talks, between October 23rd and 25th, activists across the globe will tell banks that financing projects that abuse Indigenous communities and are a disaster for our climate is deeply immoral. They are also calling on people – and organizations – of conscience to join them in boycotting these banks. The implications of this could be profound.
Yesterday, TransCanada announced it was suspending its Energy East application after new rules to include climate impacts of the pipeline were added to the review. This is a win for the movement — and possibly the end of this tar sands pipeline.