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Keystone XL oil pipeline

Brave Texas landowner Betty Sue Scott stands up to Keystone XL oil pipeline surveyors: video

"I just feel like TransCanada has lied to me from day one," landowner Betty Sue Scott told the surveyor in a kind but firm tone.

Canada's oil sands means "game over" for planet, warns NASA scientist James Hansen

NASA climate scientist James Hanson warns that Canada's ongoing development of tar sands oil could cause irreversible climate change to the planet.