Critical List: Republicans still want Keystone XL; Obama ad focuses on energy
The State Department denied TransCanada’s permit application for the Keystone XL pipeline. President Obama agreed, saying that he was rejecting the permit because Republicans wouldn’t stop trying to force the pipeline forward.
Republicans are responding to this by looking into legislation that would force the pipeline forward. They’re also asking Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to come testify on yesterday’s decision next week.
House Republicans ALSO want to promote ethanol derived from … natural gas and coal. And they want to classify it as renewable fuel. What? It’s ethanol!
President Obama’s first campaign ad highlights his record of creating clean energy jobs.
A United Nations report says that efforts to create universal energy access should focus on women.