Is the Keystone XL Pipeline Protest About Tar Sands or Politics?

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Source: IHS CERA Oil Sands, Greenhouse Gases, and US Oil Supply PDF

Hundreds have been arrested at the White House in the protest against the Keystone XL pipeline. James Hansen has said “it’s essentially game over” if it is built. But today Energy Secretary Steven Chu implied that it’s a done deal, saying “It’s not perfect, but it’s a trade off.” He suggests that the problem is not supply, but demand. According to <a href="htt…Read the full story on TreeHugger