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Greater Victoria’s Common Vision For Social & Ecological Change

By Roy L Hales

According to Paul Cheoketen Wagner colonial society has ruled over this land for the blink of an eye and brought it to the precipice of a climate that is ready to collapse. That’s because we, “have not paid attention to natural law.”  We need to step back and take a look at how we can govern a place that holds regard for every aspect of [life]. For a government that only seeks to profit from the things around it, “will continue upon those lines.” He was one of the speakers at a weekend conference dedicated to finding  Victoria’s common vision for social & ecological change.

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How Communities Can Reduce Transportation Emissions 50%

By Roy L Hales

Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 3.43.47 PMOur emissions would go down if everyone used electric vehicles, but this would not“reduce traffic congestion, reduce accidents, reduce roadway costs, reduce parking facility costs, improve mobility for non-drivers, improve social equity, improve public fitness and health, reduce sprawl, eliminate hazardous waste, or protect threatened habitat.” cars were electric “ However Todd Litman, founder and  Executive Director of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute, suggests there is a more sustainable way that communities can reduce transportation emissions 50%.
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