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FactCheck: More Keystone spin

With a showdown vote approaching on the Keystone XL pipeline, both sides continue to spin the facts about exports and safety.... Read more»

SciCheck

Distorting climate change threats, solutions

Two potential Republican candidates for president distorted the facts about climate change and casually dismissed well-established threats and potential solutions.... Read more»

FactChecking competing Keystone claims

Two senators on opposite sides of the Keystone XL pipeline debate are selectively spinning the facts to make their case. ... Read more»1

Guest opinion

Why are Republicans so obsessed with their Keystone pipe dream? For 35 jobs?

The 114th Congress is underway, and in a move that speaks volumes about the Republican leadership’s agenda, the first order of business is rubber-stamping the Keystone XL pipeline. The GOP is doing a big favor for Canadian oil interests by trampling the long-established process for making important environmental decisions. In return, Americans get sharply increased risks to our climate and water quality. ... Read more»3

Video: Keystone XL pipeline

Sifting through some claims and counterclaims about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.... Read more»

Pipeline primer

After more than five years of claims and counter-claims about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, President Obama is expected to make his final decision soon. So we thought it was a good time to sift through the disinformation and lay out some basic facts.... Read more»

From state Senate to State Department: Jackson is new liaison to tribes

Former Arizona state Sen. Jack Jackson Jr. knew his job with the State Department would be a balancing act between representing the federal government and serving tribal communities. But five months into the job, he is finding that he also faces another balancing act, the same one that challenges tribes across the country – how to weigh economic growth against and cultural and environmental concerns.... Read more»

Analysis

10 essential pollution and public health measures in Obama’s climate plan

In a speech on climate change at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama announced a comprehensive “Climate Action Plan” to reduce U.S. pollution responsible for climate change, better coordinate international efforts to solve the problem of climate change, and provide additional protection from the effects of climate change that have already begun.... Read more»

Arizonans join march in Washington against Keystone XL pipeline

Prescott residents Cliff and Paula Fuhst often feel like “two blue dots in a red state,” but they felt right at home Sunday marching in Washington with thousands who oppose the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.... Read more»

Reading guide: Where Romney and Obama actually stand on global warming

President Obama and Mitt Romney have been reluctant to utter the words "global warming." Neither candidate mentioned climate change over four presidential debates and none of the moderators asked about it — the first time that's happened since 1988. ... Read more»

Obama election-year pullbacks on safety, environment dismay advocates

Safety and environmental advocates say the Obama administration is sacrificing public health protections to blunt conservative attacks on government regulation. While it is common for candidates to move to the middle before an election, the shift has dismayed Obama supporters who had counted on a push for a raft of progressive reforms.... Read more»

Factcheck

GOP's bogus bipartisan bill claims

In a mailer to constituents, a Republican congressman claims 27 “bipartisan bills” have passed the House but “hit a brick wall” in the Democratic-controlled Senate. But most of the bills are in fact not very “bipartisan.”... Read more»