Leaders Endure Arrest Protesting Tar Sands Pipeline at Whitehouse

Yesterday, 48 leaders were arrested at the White House as they protested the Keystone tar sands pipeline and demanded action on climate change, including Robert Kennedy, Jr, Bill McKibben, Michael Brune, who heads the Sierra Club, Julian Bond, former president of the NAACP; and Danny Kennedy, CEO of Sungevity.

This Sunday is the biggest Climate Rally yet – Forward on Climate. Tens of thousands of people are expected to protect on February 17.

President Obama has repeatedly said that the only way he can get big things done with an obstructionist Congress is for "the people" to push these issues forward.

Listen to Robert Kennedy before he was arrested:

Read the latest about the fight against the tar sands pipeline network.

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