September 12, 2018September 12, 2018Read more
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.
March 4, 2018March 4, 2018Read more
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…
November 22, 2017November 22, 2017Read more
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.
September 15, 2017September 15, 2017Read more
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.