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More Incentives for BC Drivers to Go Electric

Written by Bill Stovin Are you thinking of buying an electric vehicle (EV)? Well, the province of British Columbia has just added a new incentive for higher-level charging stations at ...
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Arden Henley of GTEC and Sara Fralin of Emotive BC at Kitsilano House

GTEC Goes Public

For the inaugural event in GTEC’s Neighbourhood Environmental Education program, people crowded into a room at Kitsilano Neighbourhood House on Wednesday night, October 2 to hear Sara Fralin from the ...
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Climate Strike in Vancouver, BC Sunday, Sept 29, 2019

Climate Strike in Vancouver, BC

By Bill Stovin Former CBC Reporter It was about one o’clock on a bright, sunny afternoon. I wasn’t sure what to expect as my wife, Carola, and I set out ...
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/ climate change
Amazon, View of the tropical rainforest,

Autumn of Protest

Autumn is in the air and the zeitgeist is unsettled. Greta has arrived in New York to talk to the United Nations. The Amazon rainforest is on fire. The Hong ...
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Brianne Miller and Alison Carr, co-owners of Nada at their First Anniversary Party

First Anniversary of Nada

On last Thursday night, June 20 I dropped by the 1st Anniversary celebration of Nada, the package-less store at Fraser and Broadway. The founders of Nada are two young women, ...
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/ lifestyle, news, sustainability
Green Party Convention

Impressions of Green: The BC Green Party Convention of 2019

After a harrowing few minutes lost in the industrial bowels of New Westminster along the Fraser River, former CBC reporter, Bill Stovin and I found and then stumbled into the ...
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/ news

Language matters when the Earth is in the midst of a climate crisis

Madhur Anand, University of Guelph In a 2015 essay, poet and novelist Margaret Atwood wrote, “It’s not climate change, it’s everything change.” Atwood asked us back then to reconsider the ...
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/ climate change

Climate change threatens ‘both the economy and the financial system,’ says Bank of Canada

An Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Fire Ranger carries sandbags to fortify a wall keeping floodwaters at bay along Alexander Street in Pembroke, Ontario on Saturday, May 11, 2019. For ...
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Nature is in its worst shape in human history, UN report says

'This is really our last chance to address all of that,' godfather of biodiversity says Nature is in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with ...
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World ‘not on track’ to meet Paris climate accord objectives

Antonio Guterres pessimistic about political will to fight global warming UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the political will to fight climate change seems to be fading at the ...
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