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Time’s Up Terry: Stop Wasting Taxpayer Money on Silly Playlists


Rep. Lee Terry, using taxpayer money, issued a “playlist” for an upcoming concert called “Harvest the Hope” featuring Willie Nelson and Neil Young —who stand with farmers, ranchers and tribes protecting the Heartland from the TransCanada’s foreign tarsands pipeline. “Hopefully Lee Terry’s newly found song writing career will enable him to pay for his nice... Read More

Jane Kleeb Discusses New KXL Climate Study, Nebraska Supreme Court Hearing on MSNBC’s The Ed Show

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Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Tuesday, Aug. 26, to talk about the climate impacts of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The discussion centered on a new study from Nature Climate Change that suggests Keystone XL’s greenhouse-gas emissions have been underestimated in the U.S. State Dept’s Environmental Impact Statement... Read More

Harvest the Hope: Neil Young and Willie Nelson in Concert


***TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT: THANK YOU!!*** Two music legends — Neil Young and Willie Nelson — will perform a benefit concert on Sept. 27 on a farm near Neligh, Nebraska that is on the route of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline and also crosses the historic Ponca Tribe “Trail of Tears.” Proceeds from the “Harvest the... Read More

Jane Kleeb Discusses Climate Change in U.S. on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show”

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Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Wednesday, Aug. 13, to discuss recent severe weather events across the U.S. — flooding, drought, heat waves and unusual severe storms — and their relation to global warming and climate change. The coverage included a video clip of the floodwaters that broke through... Read More

Help Save West Virginia Water


While we in Nebraska fight to keep the Keystone Export pipeline out of the Nebraska Sandhills and the Ogallala aquifer, we enjoy a relatively safe and abundant water supply nonetheless–that’s what we’re fighting for.  Elsewhere in the U.S., however, oil spills like the Enbridge pipeline disaster in the Kalamazoo river watershed in Michigan that happened... Read More

UNL to Release Results of Climate Study September 25th


Almost a year after announcing it would conduct research studying the effects of climate change on Nebraska agriculture, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) will release the first of its kind report on climate change on September 25th, 2014. The UNL study findings will be presented as a Heuermann Lecture:... Read More

Aug. 7: York County Zoning Board Vote on New Regulations


York County Zoning Board Vote THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014 – 7:00 P.M. York County Courthouse, 510 N. Lincoln Avenue, York NE 68467 A citizen-led group called the Good Life Alliance in York County, Nebraska has been tirelessly pushing for common-sense zoning regulations to be put in place to protect their land and water from pipelines and... Read More

Sept. 5: Supreme Court Hearing and Concert Rally


On Friday, Sept. 5, the Nebraska Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Thompson v. Heineman, the case pitting three Nebraska landowners fighting to protect their land from eminent domain and TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, against an unconstitutional law passed by the Nebraska legislature fast-tracking the pipeline route approval process. The hearing will take... Read More

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