Posts tagged with ‘British Columbia’

Posts tagged with ‘British Columbia’

  • BLOG: Smoke-choked BC skies help catalyze climate conversations

    September 12, 2018

    CCLer Judy O’Leary reflects about her lost summers in BC with a changing climate. Instead of sinking deeper into despair, she has found how this can be the catalyst for some great conversations and engaging climate action.

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  • BLOG: What does creating political will look like in practice?

    June 23, 2018

    This spring in the House of Commons, while the Official Opposition was hammering on the carbon tax and all of its apparent faults, we were applauding our two area MPs – Richard Cannings and Wayne Stetski – who spoke passionately and articulately for climate action and carbon pricing.

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  • BLOG: Lobbying Days at British Columbia’s Legislature – A First for CCL Canada

    May 23, 2018

    Another first for CCL Canada — lobbying at BC’s Legislative Assembly. It was an intense few days for 7 CCLers from across BC, including 3 teenagers who are very aware of the impacts that climate change will have in their lifetimes. They met with 16 Members of the Legislative…

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  • Laser Talk: The Impact of Climate Change on Wildfires in Canada

    March 4, 2018

    Recently, we have seen several catastrophic wildfires in Canada, all following unusually hot and dry conditions. Examples include the Slave Lake (2011) and Fort McMurray (2016) fires in Alberta and the British Columbia wildfire season in 2017. Such fires have huge impacts on people’s livelihoods and health. For…

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  • BLOG: Father’s Concern for Young Daughter Inspires Him to Lobby for Climate Action

    November 22, 2017

    Last month father Rik Logtenberg took his concerns for his daughter’s future to Ottawa to lobby for more effective carbon pricing. He joined 50 other CCL volunteers, including Judy and Laura also from CCL Nelson – West Kootenay.

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  • BLOG: British Columbia will increase its carbon tax

    September 15, 2017

    The predictability of the BC carbon tax hike is key to de-risking clean tech adoption. De-risking is exactly what it sounds like: as fossil fuels become steadily more expensive, clean tech will become a predictably less risky investment. That will encourage more clean tech adoption and continue to drive down emissions.

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