PRLog - Dec. 5, 2012 - WASHINGTON -- The Earth will never be the same. There may be enough carbon trapped in the Canadian tar sands to plunge the Earth into irreversible climate change, and it is the Keystone XL pipeline that will set that carbon free. Is this 2,100-mile steel pipeline a vital piece of our nation’s energy future or the conduit for global climate disaster?
The Pipeline and the Paradigm
In his new book The Pipeline and the Paradigm (http://www.rukapress.com/
Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org and the leading force behind the growing movement to stop the pipeline, wrote the foreword. He says, “Sam Avery [has] gone deeper into the story of the pipeline than almost any other journalist. This volume tells a deep story about the resistance to the pipeline, one of the epic battles of recent environmental history.”
Avery illuminates various issues surrounding the pipeline, including the “carbon bomb” of global warming that is trapped in the tar sands, TransCanada’
The Pipeline and the Paradigm will be released in print and ebook versions April 23, 2013. Visit http://www.rukapress.com for more information or to request a galley.