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Q&A with Canadian opponent of Keystone (Market Watch)

February 6, 2012

By Ronald D. Orol WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Not everyone in Canada supports the proposed oil pipeline from Alberta to the U.S. and to the British Columbia coast. Claude Gravelle, vice chair of the Canadian Parliament’s Natural Resources Committee and a member of the official opposition party in Canada, the left-leaning New Democratic Party, spoke to […]

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Bernie Sanders proposes to ax fossil-fuel subsidies and add 10 million sun-powered rooftops (Daily Kos)

January 27, 2012

By Meteor Blades Bernie Sanders used to be Congressman-at-large from Vermont. Now he’s Vermont’s junior Senator. In so many ways, however, he’s the nation’s Senator-at-large, showing the way when so many others in Congress have lost theirs. While a good chunk of Congress, including a majority of the freshman class in the House, are climate-change […]

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Pledges to Introduce Legislation Repealing ‘Absurd’ Fossil Fuel Subsidies (International Business Times)

January 24, 2012

By Ashley Portero U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (Independent-Vt.)  pledged Tuesday to introduce legislation to repeal federal tax breaks and subsidies to the profitable fossil fuel industry, declaring at a Capitol Hill rally that “the most profitable corporations in the world do not need subsidies from the American people.” The Vermont senator was one of several speakers […]

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