Posted on September 13, 2014
As coal-fired plants have vanished from its landscape, renewable energy has taken off in a big way in Ontario, Canada’s most populous province.
Posted on September 07, 2014
As I listen to yet more Port Metro Vancouver and the provincial Liberal's propaganda about the need for expanding the Gateway Pacific, the more disgusted I get.
One of the biggest lies coming from Christy Clark's government is the need to remove and replace the Massey tunnel.
Their plan to put up a 10 lane bridge for the sole purpose of relieving traffic congestion is not supported by Metro Vancouver or even Delta residents. No one has seen the plans or what the bridge will really cost.
Posted on August 20, 2014
There may be a light at the end of the long dark tunnel: It appears China's coal boom is over.
Posted on August 11, 2014
Coalwatch Sounds Alarm Over New Player in Vancouver Island Coal Rush
Posted on October 08, 2012
Most of the coal mines on Vancouver Island closed long ago. A few working remnants of that robust past linger on, such as Quinsam Coal in Strathcona Park, but Vancouver Island's coal industry had said farewell to its glory days. Now the ghost of that dangerous and grimy past, when the Royal Navy fuelled up in Nanaimo, and Ginger Goodwin lost his life in a union organizing drive, is surfacing. The implications of coal bed methane gas extraction for an island just beginning a new life in the post-resource extraction era are startling.