Pants Low, Spirits High – The Tar Sands Protests

More than 160 people have been arrested at the White House in the first three days of protests calling on President Obama to reject a proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from Canada’s tar sands to the United States. Writer Bill McKibben, a leader of the actions, says on release after two days in jail: “Our pants may be low but our spirits are high, and our determination intact.”

350.org: Because the world needs to know

350 is the most important number in the world. This number is the safe line for our global climate and a start line for a global movement. Join 350.org to take action in your community, engage our world’s leaders, and build an international movement to solve the climate crisis.