BIDEN'S KEYSTONE XL CARBON FOOTPRINT
February 10, 2021
We have all heard about the thousands of jobs that will be lost with the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline, but a little basic math reveals that President Biden’s Keystone decision will INCREASE CARBON EMISSIONS EQUAL TO PUTTING NEARLY HALF A MILLION MORE CARS ON THE ROAD.
An analysis by the energy supply chain group, Energy Equipment & Infrastructure Alliance (EEIA), does the math about what NOT completing the Keystone XL pipeline would mean for carbon emissions. Here’s how the CO2 numbers are calculated:
• According to the Association of American Railroads, it requires 433 ga...