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 Energy and Resources
Clean-tech is good for the economy and environment

Clean-tech is good for the economy and environment

The clean-tech sector is Canada's fastest growing source of jobs, but we're missing out on the full potential of the industry, compared with other nations, says David Suzuki.
Photo by Ian McAllister - from new book Great Bear Wild
No surprise- Liberals slash public revenues from BC LNG
 
 WATER
Energy Minister Bill Bennett

Evidence shows no need for Site C Dam: Economist to Energy Minister

Evidence clearly shows there is no need to build the $8 Billion-plus Site C Dam, says economist Erik Andersen in a letter to Energy Minister Bill Bennett
Harper govt joins BC in backing Site C, despite significant adverse environmental effects
Site C Dam: Federal panel seeks input from spurned energy watchdog
 
 Oceans
Harper govt's new salmon farm regs would open floodgates for waste dumping

Harper’s new fish farm laws would open floodgates to waste dumping

DC Reid tells Stephen Harper that British Columbians won't tolerate the further gutting of salmon farm regulations, enabling the aquaculture industry to dump its waste into our oceans.
Pristine Coast doc reveals surprising, untold history of salmon farms
New laws would enable fish farms to dump more waste, chemicals
 
 Climate Change
Bank of England's Carney- Most fossil fuel reserves shouldn't be burned

Bank of England’s Mark Carney: Most fossil fuel reserves shouldn’t be burned

Even Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is now saying most of the world's fossil fuel reserves must remain in the ground to mitigate the effects of climate change.
Greenwash king Patrick Moore turns climate change denier
Large hydro dams aren't green - they actually drive climate change