But the dangers of the pipeline did not make the main list of reasons why it was rejected, here is Obama's statement from last week,
a crude summary is:
First: The pipeline would not make a meaningful long-term contribution to our economy
Second: The pipeline would not lower gas prices for American consumers.
Third: Shipping dirtier crude oil into our country would not increase America’s energy security.
Implied Fourth: America is now a global leader when it comes to taking serious action to fight climate change.
And frankly, approving this project would have undercut that global leadership.
And that’s the biggest risk we face -- not acting.
I agree with his assertion that the xl keystone pipeline has been over politicized and received far disproportionate attention vs it's importance to the US, Alberta is a different matter.
Is there any interest in members hosting group rides in some of the "urban fatbiking" areas to show others their favorite loops/trails this winter?
For example - I have a pretty fun 2hrs-ish loop in the Weaselhead area that I'd be happy to lead others through. However, I am not at all familiar with Nose Hill and always seem to get lost in Fish Creek.
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