Tag Archives: Climate Change

Coal Trains still coming back to Vancouver Island?

Certainly looks like it. A few months ago there were some articles online about a company looking to get the rights to and then mine coal near Courtney here on Vancouver Island. It caused quite a stir, particularly in the … Continue reading

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BC Election 2009… Polls Close… continuing coverage tonight

Generally… I’m already depressed about the possible result. But I’m going to remain optimistic. I’ve put this post in the categories of Climate Change and Peak Oil because I think the coming decade, 2010-2020, will be pivotal, crucial, in the … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich can’t Count (oil) he’s dangerous.

Today the House Energy Committee got a visit from Al Gore… and he ruffled some feathers… especially those of Mr. Gingrich. Here’s his response He says that Al Gore presented “misleading ascertions”. Newt says… [Al Gore] said for example, the … Continue reading

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Hey BC NDP’ers: Al Gore wants Cap and Trade…. plus Carbon Tax

This at least makes me feel a little better about Carole James cynical opportunism…. If you don’t feel like clicking (come on, it’s only 1 1/2 minutes long!)… at a Senate Hearing discussing what sort of Climate policy and bill … Continue reading

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Transition Town Port Alberni first gathering!

7:57:30 PM: We’re talking about what Transition Towns is… 8:01:23 PM: Went through the Transition Primer and the Principles in the Transition Handbook (www.transitiontowns.org) 8:07:27 PM: the global problem is just too much to consider… 8:07:42 PM: have to act … Continue reading

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