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Actress Daryl Hannah arrested today along -- dozens of fellow environmentalists outside the White House this -- star among many though is demanding the president reject.
The Keystone Pipeline to just that a gel but she's with us right now -- good to have you again thanks -- -- -- -- -- things that.
You know you approaches together the why does as far as I know the president as a -- Iraqis don't last night he's still against did you did it getting back on line.
So why a protest outside the White House you worried that he's gonna buckle.
I didn't we've never heard him say that he's against it in fact it seemed as if you is that.
I'm hoping to push it through and in fact he fast -- the southern leg which is already being put in.
Through Texas and Oklahoma so.
We're -- we're asking him in pushing him to reject the entire Keystone Pipeline.
It is an export pipeline that that oil that Canadian tar sands oil.
Is certain meant for export and they can't get it to the coast in Canada so they want to use America as a route to that.
To the global market.
This comes at a time another.
Core group that's normally supportive of the -- and I would say environmentalists have been very supported of this president.
Unions they want that he's stumping back -- so the president's got to choose between France that what do you make of unions effectively saying.
-- you in my analysis got to -- Well it's interesting because this this.
The pipeline has brought together a lot of factions in fact them.
Some conservatives and liberals and you know people who we wouldn't normally wouldn't see on the same side of the fence have been on the same side against the pipeline.
When you look into it the promise of jobs are much smaller than they have that they of -- -- they -- that they TransCanada -- And obviously.
When you look at the big picture.
You realize that this can -- the climate crisis is so urgent that we have an obligation -- to act.
And to act and to demand that this -- -- not be put through because if we allow the keystone to go through.
Not only is it only for them to be able to get their product to export but it also means the expansion of the tar sands which are the most destructive dirty is form.
Of extreme extraction fuel on the planet.
And how do you explain that to a lot of Americans is in its thirty some odd days is once again climbing gas bills on the -- and you know -- -- that.
-- that you know what's what's really.
-- me upset of these higher and higher prices and there's Carolina those July I had Jane I don't the White House and not get any alternative.
Yeah but this doesn't this I have nothing to do with our gas prices that has nothing to do with this -- even gas for us this is gas for export on the global market.
But -- -- -- and the -- -- worry that event that we're reliant more on this traditional fossil fuels from folks abroad.
I don't guess what about -- -- -- technologies greeted regards what that is but in the interim it's all or nothing deal when that you don't -- I don't know I don't know this as an alternative.
This tar sands fuel let's be clear is for export is for -- -- they want to get into the global market were already processed and that fuel in Oklahoma and other places.
This is so that they can get its export.
It can't they can't get export led Carol what a -- that they cannot get a check historically we around the country they can't get it to let's say they put Canada say they could go -- don't want any.
Against it then if it was all gonna stay here.
It's not -- -- I know are now just indulge me it didn't work would you -- you Sylvia gets it and it's it's a mute point the tar sands private tar sands extreme extraction mining project.
Is a lethal project until I die as early as you know we'll run in the poisoning water by the -- one bold way that road we're gonna be able to take advantage of -- ourselves down the road.
You seem to be denying the opportunity for Americans to do that.
Americans are already using tar -- fuel were already processing and other refineries.
So he would want had a surprise was still what is it like why you won't get it just for sale to China -- so I don't but I do want to even think it's -- trans Canada Dick got it -- got to the point did Carolina could say.
-- I'm getting now the sense that these guys are gonna allow this -- -- -- be years sold here utilized here.
You'd still be against it.
Sounds to me look we have an opportunity right now for real prosperity in the clean energy sector.
Even China I just learned that there wind power is -- how are clean energy and this is in a doubt.
-- -- and do this is about this is about a foreign company using our country.
Yeah purity and the cleanliness of our water and soil to get their product to market to the global market to sell to China and India not to give.
And I I think you're using that as a small -- -- that your I'm not I'm not not only you know look I think you what you're saying.
Well the biggest -- big -- sellers that do it's it's going to you know or or nefarious -- around the world.
And you wanna ask you do we're gonna stay here -- -- you'd still be against.
But that bit that's ridiculous added that and they're not there's no way that they would even promised that they want to sell -- -- you know unlike fossil fuel.
Period -- -- you would prefer -- -- -- alternatives it definitely it's time that we move away from fossil fuels but nevertheless.
The tar sands.
Q you're not against -- citing her ex.
All -- life -- here or you're not against this one all options -- nuclear.
The wind solar.
Including oil gas starts as you're not against just.
-- full throttle strategy reusable.
I'm against using things that are destructive to our our health and destructive to the things that we need to survive -- -- clean water.
Our soil and our our our our lives you know our ecosystems.
Or they're trying to find good see you get thank you very much -- to thanks -- the --
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