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What Are BC’s Oil Companies Getting For Their Money?

By Roy L Hales

The Vancouver Observer just ran an excellent piece about the millions of dollars that gas and oil companies have been donating to BC’s Liberal Party. Calgary based Encana, for example, has sunk ten times as much into our political campaigns as they have spent in Alberta. Enbridge, Kinder Morgan, Spectra Energy, Chevron and the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers have all invested more here. It makes you wonder, what are BC’s oil companies getting for their money?

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Preparing For The Carbon Bubble

by Roy L Hales

Business as usual is no longer a viable option for the fossil fuel industry. At the present rate of consumption, the World is heading towards a 6°C rise in global temperatures. Fossil fuel companies should be preparing for the carbon bubble, rather than exposing their investors to financial and climate risk.
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Does BC Really Need A Fracking Dam on Site C?

By Roy L Hales

One of the first questions that needs to be addressed, in regard to the proposed dam at site C on the Peace river, is why BC needs to be embark upon a $7.9 billion project at this time.
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Will September 24 Be A Day Of Reckoning?

According to Native American activists, the BLM failed to consult before putting Genesis on their old village site. Will September 24 Be A Day Of Reckoning?

By Roy L Hales

In June 2010, two of the California Energy Commission’s (CEC) archaeologists reported that, as a result of planned industrial scale solar projects, “ … more than 800 sites within the I-10 Corridor, and 17,000 sites within the Southern California Desert Region, will potentially be destroyed. Mitigation can reduce the impact of this destruction, but not to a less-than-significant level.” Continue reading Will September 24 Be A Day Of Reckoning?