Here is some of the recent coverage of the Tar Sands Action. Lead-Up to White House Sit-in: Reuters – Greens see red over oil sands pipeline (also in: MSNBC, WSJ, Ottawa Citizen, Dalls News, CNBC, & 1,900 more results with exact search terms on Google) Associated Press – Labor Groups Differ Over US-Canada Oil Pipeline (also in: Sacramento Bee, SF Gate, Yahoo, Washington Examiner, Salon, CBS, Oregon Live, The Blaze, & 15,000 other results with exact search terms on Google). New York Times / ClimateWire – Protest Makes Canada-To-U.S. Pipeline Project Newest Front in Climate Clash New York Times / ClimateWire – A Climate Change ‘Bummer Outer’ Comes to Washington Democracy Now – A Debate: Should the U.S. Approve TransCanada’s Massive Keystone XL Tar Sands Oil Pipeline? Guardian – Massive protest at White House against Alberta tar sands pipeline CBS News – Environmentalists protest proposed Canada to Texas oil pipeline The Canadian Press / HuffPo – Keystone Pipeline Battle: Mark Ruffalo Speak Out Against Oil Sands Montreal Gazette – Protesters plan Washington sit-ins over Keystone oilsands pipeline Vancouver Sun – Another Hollywood actor adds name to protest against Keystone XL pipeline Fox News – Energy in America: Keystone XL’s Oil Sands Pipeline Up in the Air Digital Journal – Tar sands protest begins Saturday at White House New American Media – NAM Radio: Bill McKibben and the Alaska-to-Texas Oil Pipeline The Tyee – Climate Justice Movement Keys off Civil Rights Crusade General coverage: Platts, “Until US decides on Keystone XL pipeline, opponents left to fight war of words” (Aug 9, 2011) New York Times, “Debate Intensifies Over Climate Change Aspects of Canada’s Oil Sands Pipeline” (July 25, 2011) CTV News & Globe and Mail, “Environmentalists pin hope on Obama opposition to pipeline project” Radiohead’s Thom Yorke adds his voice to the protest: Pakistan Today, “Radiohead front man’s serious concerns” (Aug 12, 2011) Spinner.com, “Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Urges President Obama to Oppose Tar Sands Pipeline” (Aug 11, 2011) Ultimate-guitar.com, “Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Urges President Obama to Oppose Tar Sands Pipeline” (Aug 11, 2011) Treehugger.com, “Radiohead vs. The Tar Sands Oil Pipeline” (Aug 11, 2011) Actor Mark Ruffalo opposes the Keystone XL pipeline: Ecorazzi.com, “Watch: Mark Ruffalo Asks Public to Stand Up Against Keystone XL Pipeline” (Aug 12, 2011) HuffingtonPost.com, “Mark Ruffalo Speaks Out for Tar Sands Action” (Aug 12, 2011) McMurray.com, “Actor Mark Ruffalo calling on people to protest Keystone XL” (Aug 12, 2011) Top Scientists release letter supporting the Keystone XL protest: Mother Jones, “Scientists to Obama: Keystone XL Pipeline Sucks” Think Progress, “Top climate scientists support civil disobedience against Keystone XL tar sands pipeline” NRDC Switchboard, “20 scientists call on President Obama to block Keystone XL pipeline” Michigan Messenger, “Prominent scientists urge Obama to reject Keystone XL” Canadian Business, Oilweek, & iPolitics.ca,”U.S. Scientists write Obama opposing Keystone XL pipeline” Bill McKibben on the Keystone XL: Huffington Post, “Bring Your Obama Buttons: Momentum Builds for White House Protest” Mother Jones, “North America’s Tar Sands: The New Middle East” Greenbiz.com, “Why Cleantech Should Join the Fight Against Tar Sands” (w/ L.D. Gussin) Announcement of Keystone XL Protest: Politico, “Environmentalists, liberal celebrities plan White House protest” (June 23, 2011) Montreal Gazette, “Star power pushing back against controversial Keystone pipeline” (June 23, 2011) Vancouver Observer, “David Suzuki and Bill McKibben urge civil disobedience to stop the Keystone XL pipeline” Treehugger, “Environmental Leaders Call for Civil Disobedience to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline” Commondreams, “US Climate Protests Shift to Blocking Keystone XL Pipeline”
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