Nebraska

Preaching for Keystone

Trans Canada, the company proposing the Keystone XL oil pipeline, needs permission from land owners to have the pipeline cross their property. The oil company has dispatched land agents across rural Nebraska to make their case and get landowners to sign on the dotted line. One such land agent has attracted controversy among rural Nebraskans because of his day job. He’s also a part time Baptist preacher.

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Senate Takes On Climate Change

The Senate took the issue of climate change to the floor and, for the first time, acknowledged that global warming is real, human-related, and that mandatory steps must be taken to curb greenhouse gas emissions. The so-called "Sense of the Senate" resolut

Focus the Nation

The largest teach-in in U.S. history is headed to high school and college campuses at the end of the month. And it's aiming to take on global warming head-first.