Well looking up a little background information on the Keystone XL Pipeline, which Obama thankfully vetoed, I came across this Rolling Stone article. It explains Canada’s politics in connection to big oil and to the pipeline. It’s worth a read if you want to get a broader perspective on the topic.
Big Oil servant and climate denier Jim Inhofe is now in line for the nations top environmental job thanks to the midterm elections. I know the words environmental job and Jim Inhofe being put together seems like a joke, but it is not! You can read an article about it at the link above. If this isn’t scary, as now is a crucial time in our history to get our response to climate change right, I don’t know what is.
I need to start getting ready to go on the road. I am going to try to get some more posts up later today, but it just depends on if I have time and service. I’ll be playing with Shinyribs tonight and tomorrow. Tonight is is McKinney and tomorrow is in Huffman. For details go to:
I hate to be possibly leaving you for the weekend on such a bummer. However, those of us that care about the environment need to find a way to contribute now more than ever. Perhaps it is best to stew on such things for a couple days.