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Jane Kleeb Talks Hillary Clinton and Keystone XL on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show”

Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Monday, July 27 to discuss presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s recent announcement of a climate agenda that made no mention of the Keystone XL pipeline. “On the one hand, we have Sec. Clinton saying she wants to be a climate champion and rolling out this... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Lies in Letter to President Obama Asking for Approval of Keystone XL


While a brave collective of Nebraska farmers and ranchers who have put their lives on hold to fight for their livelihoods and protect our land and water stood up against TransCanada in court in Holt County today, Gov. Pete Ricketts — who has never met with any of these families who stand opposed to a... Read More

White House Honors Faith Leaders for Climate “Champions of Change”

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Congratulations to Reverend Kim Morrow — minister of sustainability at First-Plymouth Church in Lincoln, and executive director of Nebraska Interfaith Power & Light — on being named one of twelve people of faith who are being recognized as “Champions of Change“ for their efforts to protect our environment and communities from the effects of climate... Read More

Another Tarsands Industry Setback Shows Expansion Not Inevitable Without Keystone XL

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Another Day, Another Tar Sands Industry Setback The delay of a major tar sands mine is a reminder that expansion is not inevitable without Keystone XL and other pipelines This week, Canadian tar sands company Teck Resources Ltd. announced that it would delay the planned startup of a massive, multibillion-dollar tar sands mine for at... Read More

July 11: Bold Nebraska “Politics & Pints” at Vega


Before rocker Neil Young’s “Rebel Content” concert at the Pinnacle Arena in Lincoln on Saturday, July 11th, Bold Nebraska will host “Politics & Pints” — an event featuring speakers and performances from local musicians — at Vega, a local gastropub located just 500 feet from the concert venue. Neil’s new album is called “The Monsanto Years” (listen via NPR), and... Read More

Desperate TransCanada’s Climate Arguments Fail the Laugh Test in Letter to Kerry

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For Immediate Release: July 1, 2015 Desperate TransCanada’s Climate Arguments Fail the Laugh Test in Letter to Kerry Recognizing that the project’s prospects are looking grim, Canadian oil giant TransCanada sent a letter yesterday to Secretary of State John Kerry and other administration officials urging them to approve the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. They have reason... Read More

Neil Young in Concert + Bold Nebraska Pre-Concert Event: “Politics & Pints”


Our hero and fellow Pipeline Fighter Neil Young is coming to Lincoln on Saturday, July 11th to perform a concert at Pinnacle Arena with the band Promise of the Real — which includes Lukas and Micah Nelson. For anyone who attended the “Harvest the Hope” concert last fall, Promise of the Real stood out as a... Read More

Bold Nebraska, Nebraska Biofuels Advocates Travel to KC for EPA Hearing on Renewable Fuels Standard


Watch the video highlights below: Bold Nebraska, Nebraska Biofuels Advocates Travel to KC for EPA Hearing on Renewable Fuels Standard Farmers, biofuels co-op owners slated to testify in support of raising biofuels limits at Thursday’s hearing Omaha — Bold Nebraska and Nebraskans who advocate in favor of more biofuels are traveling to Kansas City, KS... Read More

2015 Bold Nebraska Supporter Survey Results

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The 2015 Bold Nebraska Supporter Survey was conducted online and at local events during May-June. Survey respondents within Nebraska and out-of-state were asked a series of questions about which direction and what issues Bold Nebraska should take on after Keystone XL, voted on their top priorities from a list of options, and provided written feedback. View the survey questions online... Read More

Bold Nebraska Joins 63 Groups in Urging President Obama to Reject Enbridge’s Illegal Alberta Clipper Tar Sands Scheme


Bold Nebraska signed on to a letter sent to Pres. Obama by 63 regional, national and local groups demanding a full environmental review of the proposed Alberta Clipper tarsands pipeline expansion. For Immediate Release: June 18, 2015 Contact: Mark Westlund,, 415-977-5719 Andy Pearson,, 612-600-5951 Dallas Goldtooth,, 507-412-7609 David Turnbull,, 202-316-3499 Kendall... Read More

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