The Keystone XL Pipeline Protests

Recent protests in Washington have raised the profile of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, which would ship oil from Alberta to the United States. In the past couple weeks over 1200 protesters have been arrested in the American capital in an effort to create awareness of this potentially devastating project. Rachel Mendleson, a business writer at the Huffington Post, wonders why the issue has gained considerable traction among environmentalists in the United States but not in Canada. In her article, which you can find here, she spoke to Naomi Klein, myself, and some industry representatives.