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How Do We Build A Different Economy?

The ECOreport publishes the conclusion of an interview with Guy Dauncey, How Do We Build A Different Economy?

Click here to access the first part of this interview

By Roy L Hales

Last week I began a two-part interview with Guy Dauncey, founder of the BC Sustainable Energy association and the author of Journey to the Future: A Better World Is Possible. This week Dauncey tackles the question “How do we build a different economy?”
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Guy Dauncey’s Solutions for a Changing Planet

The ECOreport goes to Ladysmith to discuss Guy Dauncey’s Solutions for a Changing Planet

By Roy L Hales

Guy Dauncey is the founder of the BC Sustainable Energy Association. He is also the author or co-author of ten books, including the Climate Challenge: 101 Solutions to Global Warming and most recently Journey to the Future: A Better World Is Possible. I recently visited Ladysmith to discuss Guy Dauncey’s solutions for a changing planet

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Whatcom County Imposed 60 Day Moratorium On Unrefined Oil Projects

The ECOreport looks into news that Whatcom County imposed 60 day moratorium on unrefined oil projects

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMThere were good reasons to exempt railroads from local control when they were first built across North America, but that has changed. The railways might never have been built, if the had not been protected from a multitude of municipal taxes and regulations. There are different challenges today. The question is whether local communities have a right to decide what projects make sense for them. This is the central issue behind the council vote Tuesday night, when Whatcom County imposed 60 day moratorium on unrefined oil projects.

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Guy Dauncey speaking in Campbell River

The ECOreport carries a public notice about Guy Dauncey speaking in Campbell River and Comox. 

Guy Dauncey founder of the BC Sustainable Energy Association; co-founder of Prevent Cancer Now, co-founder of the Victoria Car Share Coop, a Honorary Member of the Planning Institute of British Columbia, and a Fellow of the Findhorn Foundation, in Scotland will be speaking in Campbell River.

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Our Vancouver Island Voting Conundrum

Our Vancouver Island Voting Conundrum: Green or New Democrat?  What a year. What an election!

By Guy Dauncey

I still have confidence that this will be a turnaround year for the climate crisis, even if the Paris Conference does not yield the results needed. It has now become acceptable for countries to aim 100% renewable energy and full decarbonization by 2050, although sooner and faster is needed.

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How Would I Tackle The Climate Crisis?

Guy Dauncey tells us exactly what he would do in response to the question, If I Was Prime Minister of Canada, How Would I Tackle The Climate Crisis?

Originally Published on the Practical Utopian

By Guy Dauncey

New Scientist magazine reported in June that five meters of future sea-level rise is already locked in, due to the steady collapse of the West Antarctic Ice-Sheet. If we don’t act rapidly, their staff reported, it will be twenty metres.

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Floating Solar: A Crazy Big Idea?

Originally Published on British Columbia  Sustainable Energy Association

By Guy Dauncey

Floating Solar: A Crazy big idea; but how crazy?  In Japan, Kyocera is building a 13.5 MW floating solar PV plant on a reservoir behind the Yamakura Dam, east of Tokyo, in partnership with the French company Ciel & Terre. When completed in March 2016 it will cover 44.5 acres and power nearly 5,000 energy-conserving Japanese households.[1] BC has plenty of lakes and reservoirs, so could we do the same here?

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My Ten Best Reasons For Voting Yes

The Metro Vancouver Transportation Referendum

Originally Published on the BCSEA News

By Guy Dauncey

Starting this week, if you live on the Lower Mainland you will receive an invitation to vote in the referendum on the future of the region’s transportation.

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The Phase-Out oF Fossil Fuels In Canada (Part 1)

Originally Published on Guy Dauncey’s Blog, British Columbia Sustainable Energy Association

By Guy Dauncey

The mathematics of the climate crisis is easy to understand once you have the key numbers. And those numbers lead to some clear and compelling conclusions.

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Flipping the Switch on BC’s 7th Largest Solar Array

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1There was a celebration connected to flipping the switch on BC’s 7th Largest Solar Array.  Singers, dancers, donors, and the community came together. Guy Dauncey was the guest speaker and Bill Henderson dedicated a new song.
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