President Obama on Tuesday sided firmly with environmentalists in vetoing a bill that would approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, a move that sparked a bipartisan backlash on Capitol Hill and deepened a rift between the administration and key Democratic allies in organized labor.
The charismatic and controversial head of the leading U.N. panel on climate change quit amid sexual harassment accusations from a 29-year-old woman at a research center in Delhi, India.
Some of Hollywood’s biggest elites — including Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin and Robert Redford — are getting in on the Keystone Pipeline XL political action, telling President Obama in no uncertain terms: Veto the bill and put an end to the project.
If you are sailing miles from shore and come upon the rusted prows of sunken ships, you can be sure that water is not that deep and it would be a good idea to change course. Australia is just the latest ship’s prow to warn us away from the treacherous path of green-energy mandates, taxes, and subsidies. Among the others have been Germany, Spain, and Italy.
The Smithsonian Institution said it is launching an investigation into a climate scientist, just a day after a New York Times piece revealed the man had accepted large payments from oil companies.