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President Obama, Say "No" to Keystone XL Pipeline

By Alan Robock

The main reason President Obama needs to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline is as a declaration that we need to stop building more fossil fuel infrastructure. Rather, investment needs to be made in more wind and solar electricity generation, and the electrical grid needed to help balance the supply and demand for electricity. It needs to be a symbolic decision — a statement that the United States wants to be in the forefront of mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions, and that we do not want to invest in construction of a system to prolong the burning of oil …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green