About a dozen members of the Syracuse Peace Council, Green Party, and other groups braved the single digit temperatures Tuesday to urge President Obama to follow through on his promise to veto legislation that would extend the Keystone XL pipeline.
"I feel very sorry for people who invested their time and treasure into fossil fuel. But the future is solar, there is a bottom to every well, and fossil fuel and hydrocarbon for energy is not a shortcut to the future; it's a dead end."
Chauncey says the pipeline won’t give the U.S. energy security because the oil would be shipped overseas. The rallies are also targeting those members of congress who voted in support of the legislation.
Rozum and pipeline opponents also say few permanent jobs would be created after construction.