1. Allison Chin on Civil Disobedience -- for ABOVE ALL ELSE

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    The Sierra Club engaged in civil disobedience for the first time in its 120-year history in order to protest the Keystone XL pipeline on February 13, 2013. Sierra Club President Allison Chin tells us why it is crucial for the organization to stand up and take action during this time of crisis. Visit aboveallelsefilm.com to learn more about ABOVE ALL ELSE, a documentary film directed by John Fiege. Please help us fund the film on Kickstarter: kck.st/13qylwh ABOVE ALL ELSE is an intimate portrait of a group of landowners and activists in East Texas who tried to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, which is slated to carry tar sands oil from Canada to refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast. Through their journeys, the film tells the story of how the battle over the Keystone XL pipeline has affected the larger fight against climate change. The film’s characters risk financial ruin, their personal safety, and their relationships with the people they hold most dear. Their stories become both an exploration of the human spirit and a window into how social change happens in America.

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    • Bill McKibben on Keystone XL -- For ABOVE ALL ELSE

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      350.org founder Bill McKibben tells us about the important role that the Keystone XL pipeline has played in shaping the environmental movement. Visit aboveallelsefilm.com to learn more about ABOVE ALL ELSE, a documentary film directed by John Fiege. Please help us fund the film on Kickstarter: kck.st/13qylwh ABOVE ALL ELSE is an intimate portrait of a group of landowners and activists in East Texas who tried to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, which is slated to carry tar sands oil from Canada to refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast. Through their journeys, the film tells the story of how the battle over the Keystone XL pipeline has affected the larger fight against climate change. The film’s characters risk financial ruin, their personal safety, and their relationships with the people they hold most dear. Their stories become both an exploration of the human spirit and a window into how social change happens in America.

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      • Lester Brown on the significance of tar sands and Keystone XL -- for ABOVE ALL ELSE

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        Lester Brown, president of the Earth Policy Institute, talks about the significance of tar sands exploitation, the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline, and his vision for a carbon-free future. Visit www.tugg.com/titles/above-all-else to learn more about joining this vision and bringing ABOVE ALL ELSE to your community.

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