March 4, 2015

350 Responds to KXL Override Vote in U.S. Senate

In response to a U.S. Senate vote attempting to override President Obama’s veto of legislation forcing approval of Keystone XL, U.S. Communications Manager Karthik Ganapathy issued the following statement:

“This vote does to Keystone XL what Jim Inhofe’s snowball does to the overwhelming consensus on climate change: absolutely nothing. Congress has known from the beginning this bill would be dead on arrival — a fact even Denier-in-Chief Inhofe acknowledged when he said last week that Big Oil simply doesn’t have the votes to override. Keystone XL has always been President Obama’s decision, today does nothing to change that, and we’re confident the President will do right by our climate and reject the pipeline once and for all.”