Below is a compilation of fact sheets, information resources and action items from environmental groups, governments and other groups surrounding the Keystone XL pipeline and the Canadian tar sands. Please contact us or comment below if you know of additional resources we should add to this page.
Friends of the Earth‘s Keystone XL pipeline resource page, petition and report “Dirty Business: How TransCanada Pipelines bullies farmers, manipulates oil markets, threatens fresh water and skimps on safety in the United States.”
National Wildlife Federation‘s Keystone XL Pipeline page and Tar Sands page– numerous fact sheets on Keystone XL and tar sands.
Oil Change International‘s report “Exporting Energy Security: Keystone XL Exposed” debunking the claims that Canadian tar sands oil is good for U.S. national security.
Stand With Randy – Nebraska farmer and landowner Randy Thompson’s page opposing the Keystone XL pipeline.
energyNOW! interview with DOE Secretary Steven Chu about the Keystone XL.
Rainforest Action Network‘s tar sands page with reports and fact sheets on Keystone XL.
Avaaz‘s petition against the Keystone XL pipeline.
DailyKos page with sample letters to the editor about the State Department’s Keystone XL decision.
DirtyOilSands.org website about the Canadian tar sands.
Sojourners religious site with tons of content about Keystone XL and climate issues.
Selected readings about the Keystone XL pipeline:
NASA scientist James Hansen‘s “Silence Is Deadly” [PDF] June 2011 piece about Keystone XL.
New York Times Editorial urging President Obama to reject the Keystone XL proposal.
Los Angeles Times article exposing a 2009 cable from the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa showing early U.S. support for Keystone XL long before the appropriate agency review process.
The Tyee‘s ‘War Over Oil Sands’ series of reports.
Robert van Waarden‘s photo essay of the impacts of tar sands development on Canadian First Nations communities.
Please contact us or comment below if you know of additional resources that should be added to this page.