Mar 19 2013

Jill Stein, Rep. Neal weigh in on Keystone debate

Source: The Berkshire Beacon (via Green Party Watch)

The planet is heating up fast – a scientific study published last week reveals global surface temperatures are the hottest they’ve been in 4,000 years, with the rate of warming over the past century greater than any temperature trend over the past 11,000 years.

And as the Earth heats up, so does the national debate surrounding the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

President Barack Obama is expected to make a decision within the next few months on whether or not to allow the 875-mile northern leg of TransCanada’s pipeline – running from Alberta, Canada into Montana and down through Nebraska – to be built. Keystone XL requires the President’s executive approval because it crosses the U.S – Canadian border.

Continue reading at The Berkshire Beacon.

Note: Visit Green Party Watch’s post to see a picture not included in original article.

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