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    Rafe to Horgan: Get Serious about Kinder Morgan, Woodfibre LNG

    Rafe Mair has a message for Premier John Horgan: "If Kinder Morgan happens on your watch, do you think voters will forgive you because some lawsuits were threatened?...Not a very good start, Mr. Horgan, not a good start at all."


    As Big Oil tanks, why is Canada so slow to adapt?

    With 17 major projects now shelved in the high-cost Alberta tar sands, amid a persistent downturn in global oil prices, why are Canadian leaders so slow to adapt to the booming cleantech economy?



    True Patriot Love: Why the Kinder Morgan pipeline will never be built

    Rafe Mair explains BC's pipeline opposition to the rest of Canada: "Kinder Morgan has sharpened divisions in Canada - but one can hardly blame British Columbians for that when their sole purpose has been simply to support the h...


    Rafe: NDP-Green pact should mean good riddance to Kinder Morgan, but Liberal opposition won’t make life easy

    John Horgan and Andrew Weaver's NDP-Green pact is good news for the environment and BC's fiscal health, but the Liberal Opposition can still make life very difficult for them, says Rafe Mair.



    Rafe Mair: Rachel Notley can go to hell for threatening BC over pipeline

    Rachel Notley says BC has no right to turn down pipelines from Alberta. Lifelong British Columbian and constitutional expert Rafe Mair says she can go to hell.


    Rafe: It’s got to be the NDP to replace Lyin’ Liberals…but LNG complicates matters

    Rafe Mair is backing the NDP to replace the disastrous Liberals, but in his own riding of Howe Sound, Woodfibre LNG complicates matters.



    Heartwood: How Vancouver Island lost 90% of its ancient rainforest

    Did you know that less than 10% of Vancouver Island's once-bountiful ancient rainforest remains? Filmmaker Dan Pierce explores the industrial logging practices at the root of this massive loss of biodiversity.


    Trumplandia vs. Clarklandia: How BC stands to lose on LNG, lumber and trade

    As The Donald remakes America into Trumplandia, the shockwaves will be felt in Clarklandia, as the province formerly known as BC struggles to build an LNG industry and protect its lumber trade.



    Note to Justin: Pipelines don’t help transition to green economy

    Justin Trudeau should stop pretending pipelines will help us transition off fossil fuels and start investing seriously in green jobs, says retired federal energy analyst Will Dubitsky.


    Despite Trump & Trudeau’s pipeline fetish, green economy will keep booming

    Why even Trump and Trudeau's big support for new pipelines can't slow down the global economy's rapid shift to renewables.