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Barack Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline

           

There Was An Answer to the Keystone Pipeline Emissions Debate

 

“The Obama administration rejected TransCanada's application to build the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, capping a seven-year saga that became an environmental flashpoint in both Canada and the U.S. Speaking from the White House, Obama said Keystone ‘will not serve the national interests of the United States.’ Killing the pipeline allows Obama to claim aggressive action on the environment, potentially strengthening his hand as world leaders prepare to finalize major global climate pact within weeks that Obama hopes will be a crowning jewel for his legacy,” (The Associated Press, 2015).

Saskatchewan there have been some progress on the ‘Boundary Project’, which “captures 90 per cent of the coal-fired electricity plant’s carbon dioxide emissions,” (The Canadian Press, 2015). This would have aided in the two countries ability to visualize diplomacy in rectifying the ten year debate on how we can accomplish increasing the economy for both countries, producing jobs, and reducing emissions into the environment. Canada is about the future, and so is Bow Tie Kreative. Bow Tie Kreative is about building independence, and providing solutions to companies, and individuals looking for empowerment and growth.

Approval of The keystone oil sands pipeline has been on heavy debate for the last seven years, in regards to whether or not it can be created without a high increase in greenhouse gas emissions. It has been a formidable battle on increasing jobs, and the economy for U.S. and especially Canada, and the effect on the environment. Bow Tie Kreative has stated that we are in the business of both increasing our profit margins here in Canada, as well as looking for the environment. Our interest in the future is to research, and develop technology that will fund the economy, and benefit our future global environmental interests. “TransCanada has waged a six-year effort to win presidential approval for the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry 830,000 barrels a day of mostly oil sands crude from Alberta to the massive refining hub on the U.S. Gulf Coast,”(Giovannetti, McCarthy, 2015).

References

McCarthy, S., & Giovannetti, J. (2015, February 3). U.S. environment agency says Keystone would boost oil-sands emissions. Retrieved August 27, 2015, from http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/keystone-would-significantly-boost-oil-sands-emissions-us-environment-agency-says/article22758527/

Press, T. (2015, November 6). Barack Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline. Retrieved November 6, 2015, from http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/keystone-xl-pipeline-obama-1.3307440

U.S. lawmakers tour Saskatchewan's carbon capture and storage project. (2015, August 26). Retrieved August 26, 2015, from https://ca.news.yahoo.com/u-lawmakers-tour saskatchewans-carbon-capture-storage-project-012937913.html

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