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U.S. Rejects Tar Sands Pipeline from Canada—For Now

After pressure from Republicans for a quick decision, the Obama administration decided to reject the proposed pipeline rather than try to rush its environmental review

Fight Over Tar Sands Pipeline May Lead to Cancellation, “Huge” Consequences

The Keystone XL pipeline, planned to run from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast, is the topic of a fierce battle

Will Tar Sands Pipeline Threaten Groundwater?

Proposed Keystone XL pipeline would carry diluted bitumen, or “dilbit”

The Climate Post: China Aims to Become Solar Powerhouse With New Subsidies

Many richer countries, meanwhile, have cut back solar subsidies—and more cuts may be on the way

Radical Relocalization

site by Andrew MacDonald in Canada


books I've read on failure & grace

The World Without Us
The Last Oil Shock: A Survival Guide to the Imminent Extinction of Petroleum Man
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
Hell and High Water: Global Warming--the Solution and the Politics--and What We Should Do
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
The Tipping Point
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time
The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity and the Renewal of Civilization
Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail
The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History, 1300-1850
Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World

Mason's favorite books »