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Lorne Craig's Climate Silence
 
 Energy and Resources
Rafe- Federal leaders out of touch on LNG, fracking

Rafe: Federal leaders out of touch on LNG, fracking

Neither Stephen Harper nor his Liberal and NDP opponents seem to know or care about the environmental and health implications of LNG and fracking, says Rafe Mair.
Harper slashes federal taxes for BC LNG industry
Asian LNG prices take record 60 per cent plunge from last year
 
 WATER
Peace Valley ranchers Ken and Arlene Boon are plaintiffs in several Site C Dam challenges (Damien Gillis)

Federal Court denies BC Hydro’s request to hurry up Site C challenge

BC Hydro's construction plans for Site C Dam took a blow this week when a federal court judge refused to hurry up a legal challenge brought by local farmers and First Nations against the project.
Why BC Hydro always overestimates future power demand- Economist
Harper govt joins BC in backing Site C, despite significant adverse environmental effects
 
 Oceans
Proposed new BC salmon farms net strong public opposition

Proposed new BC salmon farms net strong public opposition

A pair of new salmon farms proposed for BC's coast by Norwegian aquaculture giant Grieg Seafood met with strong public opposition at a recent open house.
Norway's fjords flooded with escaped, diseased farmed fish
Tide may be turning on farms destroying salmon habitat
 
 Climate Change
Oil prices drop as global warming rises- Suzuki

Oil prices drop as global warming rises: Suzuki

Plunging oil prices bring both benefits and challenges to our economy and environment, says David Suzuki. Which is why we must seize this moment to make important changes for our future.
Carbon Year- Pressure building for real global climate pact
The Grinch who stole Climate Christmas