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State Dept.: Not Building Keystone Pipeline Could Increase Greenhouse Gas Emissions ^ | 2/4/14 | Barbara Hollingsworth

Posted on 02/04/2014 1:45:50 PM PST by ColdOne -- Not building the 875-mile Keystone XL Pipeline could result in the release of up to 42 percent more greenhouse gases than would be released by building it, according to the State Department.

Not building the pipeline “is unlikely to significantly impact the rate of extraction in the [Canadian] oil sands or the continued demand for heavy crude oil at refineries in the United States,” the department noted in a long-awaited environmental report released January 31st.

But the “No Build” option is likely to result in an increased number of oil spills, six more deaths annually, and up to 42 percent higher greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the State Department concluded.

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KEYWORDS: buffett; climate; climatechange; globalwarming; hoax; pipeline; statedept; trains

1 posted on 02/04/2014 1:45:50 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

I predict the federales will begrudgingly approve this
so as to take the issue off the table for next November.

2 posted on 02/04/2014 1:50:15 PM PST by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: ColdOne

How will the liberals handle this contradiction with their theology on enviro issues????

3 posted on 02/04/2014 1:55:23 PM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Repeal The 17th
I just got back from a business trip to a Keystone XL pump and pipe line site - flatbeds going down the highway all day and night loaded with pipe. Not being built? Like, what, as in somebody like Barry Obama's gonna stop it? We're talking billion and billions of dollars at stake here. Obama's going to stop what?

when Obama dues of old age, the KXL pipeline will still have crude in it.

4 posted on 02/04/2014 2:01:10 PM PST by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: ColdOne
Global Warming is not due to human contribution of Carbon Dioxide - Global Warming: The Cold, Hard Facts? By Timothy Ball

No Smoking Hot Spot (The Australian)

The missing hotspot (JoNova)

Those two articles take Greenhouse Theory at face value and by the criterion set up in the theory itself finds no evidence of warming on the basis of greenhouse effect.

Sky-high hole blown in AGW theory?

"Forbes reports on a peer-reviewed study that uses NASA data to show that the effects of carbon-based warming have been significantly exaggerated. In fact, much of the heat goes out into space rather than stay trapped in the atmosphere, an outcome that started long before AGW alarmists predicted:"

That article explains why no Hot Spot has been found.

The Hidden Flaw in Greenhouse Theory

Falsification Of The Atmospheric CO2 Greenhouse Effects Within The Frame Of Physics

Harvard astrophysicist dismisses AGW theory, challenges peers to 'take back climate science'

It Is Impossible For A 100 ppm Increase In Atmospheric CO2 Concentration To Cause Global Warming

Simple Chemistry and the Real Greenhouse Effect.

Those five articles each show that Greenhouse Theory has no basis in reality due to a direct conflict with the known laws of physics. No wonder the smoking gun "hotspot" can't be found.

Claim That Sea Level Is Rising Is a Total Fraud

That article kills any thought of planetary warming from any cause. Think about it. If there is absolutely no sign of rising sea levels how could the planet be warming? The rise in sea level in the last 100 years is far less than the average over the last 40,000 years caused by the inter-glacial period we are in.

5 posted on 02/04/2014 2:03:57 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: ColdOne

If Keystone isn’t built the Canadians will sell their oil to China where with China’s total disregard for all things environmental it will make even more pollution.

6 posted on 02/04/2014 2:10:04 PM PST by The Great RJ
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To: ColdOne

Right answer. . . wrong reason.

7 posted on 02/04/2014 2:49:38 PM PST by RatRipper (The political left are utterly evil and corrupt)
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To: ColdOne

So the State Dept. has discovered that impeding the Keystone XL pipeline would result in much higher future fuel prices for the recipients of government incomes who comprise the majority of political folks. Finish the Keystone XL pipeline, or your gas prices will be much higher!

8 posted on 02/04/2014 5:02:50 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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Yeah, but Warren Buffet (BNSF) doesn't give a sh!t.


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9 posted on 02/04/2014 7:12:06 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (...)
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10 posted on 02/05/2014 8:19:28 PM PST by dila813
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