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Independent Power Projects: Selling off BC’s Rivers

21 April 2008

In “Liquid Gold”, John Calvert claims the BC government has manufactured an energy crisis by claiming that the province will soon run out of energy. Calvert and many other authorities deny that the crisis exists and insist that other options have not been explored. Are we trading low-cost, publicly owned power for expensive privately- owned …

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Adapting to Climate Change

26 March 2008

The Land Trust Alliance of British Columbia has just released a landmark report, Mitigating and Adapting to Climate Change through the Conservation of Nature authored by economic and climate change experts, Sara J. Wilson and Richard J. Hebda. This report includes projected impacts of climate change on our ecosystems and conservation strategies to reduce those …

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Old Growth Forests: New Values

26 March 2008

A new paper released by the group ForestEthics at the Climate Change conference in Bali says that BC’s old growth forests are a hugely important source of stored carbon. For more information about Forest Ethics and a copy of the report (Carbon in the Bank – BC’s Forests and the Fight Against Global Warming) visit …

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