One of the biggest stories of 2015 was the sharp decline of oil prices, which fell this year to levels not seen in more than a decade.
Perhaps it would be more prudent for Gov. Mary Fallin and the Republican-dominated legislature to stop praying to the oil industry and start passing laws to make their state’s oil billionaires pay their fair share of taxes.
"The #KeystoneXL tar sands pipeline was a bad idea from Day One and it remains a terrible idea today."
By the year’s end, TransCanada expects to make a final decision on whether to proceed with Keystone XL.
The explosions were strong enough to be felt by residents of the nearby island.
Financial firms are still fighting to get billions out of the bankrupt island as it tries to rebuild.
“Expanding extraction of dirty fossil fuels on our public lands threatens the health of our communities and the future of our climate."
Should we graze it, log it, drill it, and mine it? Or should we preserve it, study it, recreate in it, and revere it?
We should “think outside the box” to arrive at solutions that eliminate climate change as best we can.
“This isn’t a matter of doing more paperwork, it’s a matter of enforcing restraint to preserve our ability to keep making progress for the climate.”