Originally Published on Greenpeace International
By Rex Weyler
These days, when powerful corporations get caught breaking the law, polluting the Earth, violating human rights, or all of those crimes simultaneously, they don’t pay the fine and make amends, like normal citizens. They attack.
Continue reading Corporate Intimidation: Chevron SLAPPs Ecuadorians
By Roger Bryenton, P. Eng. (former), MBA, Dr. Eoin Finn, PhD. & Jef Keighley
While in opposition, the NDP party developed an energy strategy for BC, called “PowerBC”. It outlined a variety of options available and preferable to hydro-electric mega-projects such as Site C, in northeast BC, which will flood the Peace River valley, BC’s last untapped agricultural resource.
Continue reading Why Did the NDP Dump PowerBC?
by Roger Bryenton, P. Eng.(former), MBA, Energy Systems Consultant; Erik Andersen, Economist; Peter Boulton;
& Bill Schram.
The Minister of Energy Mines and Petroleum Resources, Michelle Mungall, recently admitted that BC Hydro is in a “Financial Mess”. With deferred debt and multiple regulatory accounts, contractual obligations for electricity from independent suppliers now reaching $50 Billion or more, would a prudent solution be to incur another $12 Billion for an unnecessary project? “NO”!!!
Continue reading Site C Dam: What Is The Prudent Solution?
Request from the Peace River Valley
Dear Friends of the Peace River Valley, The Peace Valley Landowner Assoc. and Peace Valley Environment Assoc. decided to throw everything at the BCUC Site C review, so we retained energy expert Robert McCullough in addition to legal and communication expertise to guide and represent us through that process. In our efforts to save the Peace River Valley, we have worked together to ensure the relevant expert evidence was put before the Commission reviewing this project. In doing so, we have incurred great expense, and are now fundraising to help cover those bills. The work done during the Review will be invaluable as the effort to Save the Peace moves forward.
Continue reading Appealing To Friends of the Peace River Valley