Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Nebraska Governor Calls on Obama to Deny Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline

Grant Schulte-Associated Press-08/31/2011
WASHINGTON - The governor of a midwestern state that would be affected by a pipeline proposed to go from Canada to Texas urged President Obama to deny a federal permit for construction of the pipeline. Details here.

PLT: Isn't it sad that the world is so short of enlightened politicians such as this!

Save the Amazon - Sign the Petition! (Avaaz)

The Amazon forest is at risk. The Brazilian Congress has watered down strict forest protection laws and brave Brazilian activists are being murdered for speaking out. It’s time for us to take this critical battle global -- if we all call on President Dilma to veto the bill, we could save the Amazon.