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Mr. Coleman’s Bad Idea To Export More Gas

A fossil fuel corporate giant, Petronas, plans to build new natural gas (LNG) terminals on BC’s west coast. And sure enough, our new Minister of Energy and Mines, Rich Coleman, was... 



Carbon Tax

BC mayors are asking the government to spend money collected from the carbon tax on ‘green’ projects. A great idea, but I would go further by asking for even higher carbon taxes.... 



The case for civil disobedience

The case for civil disobedience: my personal journey from oil sands consultant to arrested carbon buster As I packed for my short journey to the seaside town of White Rock, I explained... 



At What Point Do We Stop?

The debate about the Northern Gateway Pipeline reminds me of a time when my white aluminum boat got hopelessly stuck in black floating gobs of bitumen doing research in on huge waste... 



Cowichan Valley Solar Purchase

[This spring], 250 citizens of the Cowichan Valley met at the Heritage Hall in Duncan to learn about solar hot water during a “Solar Energy Workshop”. There was a real buzz in... 



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