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Climate Activists Are Preparing For Major Tar Sands Action

By Brad Johnson  

"Climate Activists Are Preparing For Major Tar Sands Action"


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President Obama has the power to approve or reject the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. From Aug. 15 to Sept. 5, thousands of Americans – including 350.org founder Bill McKibben, actor and activist Danny Glover, and NASA’s Dr. James Hansen – will be protesting at the White House, demanding that Obama reject this tar sands “nightmare.” Many of the protestors will also engage in peaceful civil disobedience to “defuse the largest carbon bomb in North America.”

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