The Keystone XL protest have indeed made a noise. It started out small, a group of 52 people were arrested for sitting peacefully in front of the White House, a diverse group of people protesting the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. A pipeline that will deliver one of the most environmental damaging won oil from Canada’s tar sands.
It has become the most important environmental decision facing President Obama before the 2012 election and it has sparked nationwide opposition, from Nebraska ranchers to former Obama campaigners. Even scientists joined in to make clear using tar sands would be an incredibly bad idea. And they made their voices heard by making some noise: Read more