The ECOreport looks at the drought and wildfires, now stretching from California to Alaska, and asks: the fires – Is this Climate Change?
By Roy L Hales
Across the Strait of Juan de Fuca from Victoria, a brownish haze clings to the Olympic Peninsula’s shore. There are reports of ash raining from the sky in Vancouver, Salt Spring Island and Nanaimo. The sun was a reddish-brown color in Qualicum Beach. There are severe wildfires along the West Coast, from Alaska to California. There may be more than drought behind the fires: Is this Climate Change?
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A number of extremely disturbing trends that threaten our homes, our health, our water, our food and our jobs – The Realities of Climate Change hit BC
A Press Release from Sierra Club BC
As apocalyptic images of fires across the province and an ash haze over the lower mainland dominate the news, climate change is the common denominator of a number of growing crises in British Columbia, says Sierra Club BC.
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Our Greatest Ally In The War Against Climate Change is Ailing
By Roy L Hales
British Columbia could be emissions free. The province’s forest cover is vast enough to absorb more carbon than we actually need to use. Unfortunately, the Ministry of Forests has not been doing a good job since the Liberal Government took power. Instead of storing carbon, BC’s forests now emit carbon. So many trees have been clear cut, infested by Mountain Pine Beetles or burned in forest fires, that BC’s forests produced 256 million tonnes of CO2 in the decade following 2003.
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Originally Broadcast on Cortes Community Radio, CKTZ, 89.5 FM
Audio from Wednesday, July 23, from 12:00 – 12:30 pm: An interview with Ray Grigg, What happened to Shades of Green?
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