President Obama’s impending decision on the Keystone XL pipeline is almost certain to result in a veto, luckily. This pipeline, if built, would run from Alberta to Steele City, Nebraska, carrying up to 830,000 barrels of crude oil a day.

As a nation, we should not be focusing on more ways to transport unsustainable forms of energy, but rather, collaborating to enforce sustainable energy practices and prioritizing the need to make the U.S. “green.”

Eva Griffiths