Canadian First Nations Elder Brings Message of Tar Sands Destruction to Louisville

Activists in the United States have been protesting the development of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport oil from Canada’s tar sands to the Gulf of Mexico and exacerbate climate change. But for many First Nations tribes of Canada, the tar sands have already destroyed traditional ways of life. WFPL’s Erica Peterson spoke with […]

Louisvillians Arrested for Civil Disobedience in D.C.

Planned acts of civil disobedience are scheduled through next week in Washington D.C. as activists protest the construction of Keystone XL: a pipeline to carry oil from Canada’s tar sands to the Gulf of Mexico. Several Louisvillians have already been arrested for protesting. The protests began on Saturday and activists plan to stage acts of […]