Keystone XL http://www.kunc.org en Obama Group's Climate Push Puts President Under Scrutiny http://www.kunc.org/post/obama-groups-climate-push-puts-president-under-scrutiny <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biUc0D6_UPA</p> Thu, 23 May 2013 08:38:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 44700 at http://www.kunc.org Obama Group's Climate Push Puts President Under Scrutiny Ryan Says His Budget Would Balance In 10 Years http://www.kunc.org/post/ryan-says-his-budget-would-balance-10-years <em>(<strong>Note at 11:20 a.m. ET:</strong> Scroll down to see the GOP plan, which has now been released; new comments from Rep. Ryan; and White House reaction.)</em><p>House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee, unveiled his latest budget plan Tuesday morning — and as NPR's Tamara Keith told our Newscast Desk, he says it would bring the federal budget in balance by 2023.<p>Ryan's previous proposal, he said, would balance the budget in 20 years. How has he cut 10 years off that time? Tue, 12 Mar 2013 12:17:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 41413 at http://www.kunc.org Ryan Says His Budget Would Balance In 10 Years After Keystone Review, Environmentalists Vow To Continue Fight http://www.kunc.org/post/after-keystone-review-environmentalists-vow-continue-fight Environmentalists have a hope.<p>If they can block the Keystone XL pipeline, they can keep Canada from developing more of its dirty tar sands oil. Sun, 03 Mar 2013 14:53:08 +0000 Elizabeth Shogren 40976 at http://www.kunc.org After Keystone Review, Environmentalists Vow To Continue Fight Updated: State Department Releases Keystone XL Environmental Report http://www.kunc.org/post/updated-state-department-releases-keystone-xl-environmental-report <strong>Update at 4:08 p.m. ET. Report Released:</strong><p>The State Department, which is ultimately charged with approving or denying TransCanada's plans to build a 1,700 mile pipeline from Canada and through the U.S., <a href="http://keystonepipeline-xl.state.gov/draftseis/index.htm">has released a draft report</a> that details the potential environmental impacts of the Keystone XL pipeline.<p>The report runs about 2,000 pages. Fri, 01 Mar 2013 20:41:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 40925 at http://www.kunc.org Updated: State Department Releases Keystone XL Environmental Report Protesters Call On Obama To Reject Keystone XL Pipeline http://www.kunc.org/post/protesters-call-obama-reject-keystone-xl-pipeline Tens of thousands of protesters turned out on the National Mall Sunday to encourage President Obama to make good on his commitment to act on climate change.<p>In his Inaugural address from outside the U.S. Capitol, the president said: "We will respond to the threat of climate change knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations."<p>Just a few weeks later, next to the Washington Monument, Paul Birkeland was one of a couple dozen people holding a long white tube above their heads.<p>"It's a backbone. It's a spine. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 10:37:00 +0000 Elizabeth Shogren 40345 at http://www.kunc.org Protesters Call On Obama To Reject Keystone XL Pipeline