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Rep. Lee Terry Presented With #1 Climate Denier Award

Mark Hefflinger
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Nebraska’s top climate denier and head cheerleader for the Keystone XL pipeline, Congressman Lee “Tarsands” Terry, was presented with an award acknowledging his achievement as the state’s “#1 Climate Denier” at his district office in Omaha this morning. Because denying that humans are causing climate change is like believing in unicorns. The fanfare-filled ceremony — featuring the […]
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Build Our Energy Project: Declare Independence From Tarsands

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Help build a wind and solar-powered barn inside the proposed Keystone XL route in Nebraska. The Keystone XL pipeline is proposed to run through hundreds of Nebraska homes, farms and ranches, crossing the delicate Sandhills and putting the critical Ogallala Aquifer at risk. Nebraskans will stand up for their future by literally building the clean […]
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Pres. Obama Comments on KXL, What You Can Do

Jane Kleeb
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Over the weekend while over 200 Nebraskans said “I Will” take action on climate, President Obama told the NY Times that the Keystone XL pipeline is not an economic driver, severely undercutting the main argument TransCanada and all their paid foreign oil lobbyists pushed for the past four years. President Obama is standing up to foreign oil interests and […]
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Pies Against the Pipeline: Host a Bakesale to Build Our Energy

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Want to help with the Build Our Energy project but don’t think you will be able to make it to the actual barn-raising? Help raise money for the project while enjoying an American tradition—hold a “Pies Against the Pipeline” lemonade stand with baked goods. Our tarsands-free Ogallala Aquifer has the perfect water for making the […]
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Pies Against the Pipeline: Host a Bakesale to Build Our Energy

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Want to help with the Build Our Energy project but don’t think you will be able to make it to the actual barn-raising? Help raise money for the project, while enjoying an American tradition—hold a “Pies Against the Pipeline” lemonade stand with baked goods. Our tarsands-free Ogallala Aquifer has the perfect water for making the […]
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Aug. 23: Pipeline Training for County Officials

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Pipeline Training for County Commissioners, County Zoning Board & Attorneys Focus on Zoning, Haul Agreements, Local Oil Spill Response Plans August 23, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | York City Auditorium, York, Nebraska PRESENTERS: Carl Weimer, Pipeline Safety Trust Carl Weimer is the Executive Director ofthe national Pipeline Safety Trust. He also serves on the Governor […]
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Neal Obermeyer Cartoon: Fremont Days

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The latest cartoon from Neal Obermeyer is a twist on an ad promoting the upcoming John C. Fremont Days festival in Fremont, Nebraska. The city enacted a law designed to prevent undocumented immigrants from renting housing that was recently upheld by a federal appeals court. The law also “requires police to check the immigration status of anyone they arrest […]
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Nebraska Joins President Obama’s Call to Climate Action

Mark Hefflinger
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On Tuesday, June 25, Pres. Obama laid out his administration’s Climate Action Plan in a speech delivered at Georgetown University. Reactions from Nebraska groups to the President’s climate agenda are outlined below, with quotes from groups including Bold Nebraska, Nebraska Sierra Club, Nebraska Farmers Union, Nebraska Wildlife Federation and the League of Women Voters of […]
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