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February 18, 2013

It's not easy being green

The largest climate rally in US history tells Obama not to be a 'fossil fool'.
Demonstrators carry a replica of a pipeline during a march against the Keystone XL pipeline in Washington, February 17, 2013. REUTERS/Richard Clement

Tens of thousands of people gathered in the US capitol on February 17 to protest the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline construction. The "Forward on Climate" rally, the largest climate rally in US history, came days after US President Barack Obama's State of the Union address in which he promised to take action on the issue.