Thousands of protesters encircled the White House Sunday, calling on President Obama to block the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline that would run from the tar sands of Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast. Watch video of the protest:
Over 700 people have been arrested since action began two weeks ago, but Obama has stayed silent.
Bill McKibben was sprung from jail on Monday, as were the dozens of others arrested at the start of a protest against the proposed Keystone XL tar-sands pipeline. He said the freed protestors may have looked a bit saggy because they'd lost their belts, but that wasn't bringing them down: "Our pants may be low but our spirits are high, and our determination intact."
Cyclists in Washington, D.C. talk about how to keep a heat wave from breaking your bike-commuting habit.
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