On April 22nd, people all over the world show their support for the environment by celebrating EarthWork Day. This year the BCSEA Vancouver Chapter, SES Consulting and Enernoc teamed up to do a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.
Canada isn’t usually considered a world leader when it comes to modern renewable energy. Its abundant big hydro, along with fossil energy resources, has made it a less than urgent priority over the past couple of decades. However, one area that has seen renewable energy flourish is in its education sector.
More than 160 B.C. businesses have signed the following open letter calling on the B.C. government to commit to strengthening the province’s carbon tax as part of the Climate Leadership Plan, due out this spring.
BCSEA's 5 recommendations for a strong Climate Leadership Plan
BCSEA's recommendations ensure a government that is committed to combatting climate change, one that revives B.C.'s status as a Climate Leader. We urge British Columbians to give their input. The Government has extended the deadline for public consultation until noon on April 8th.
Local group seeks public submissions for new exhibition at Kamloops Art Gallery
The Kamloops Chapter of the BC Sustainable Energy Association (BCSEA) is excited to announce a new exhibition which will highlight and celebrate people who use sustainable energy resources and functions on a regular basis. Everyday Sustainable Energy Superheroes will take place January 14th to March 18th, 2017 at the free BMO Open Gallery of the Kamloops Art Gallery (KAG).
Today the Energy Forum, a coalition of B.C. power producers, industry associations and environmental organizations of which BCSEA is proud to be a part of, released a letter to the Premier of B.C. calling for an ambitious Climate Leadership Plan that transitions the province away from fossil fuels and incorporates the Climate Leadership Team recommendations.
Last August, we urgently appealed to you, our members, to show the government your support for effective action on climate change. The B.C. government had called for public comments on what should be in an updated B.C. Climate Leadership Plan (“CLP”), and the upcoming UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris (“COP 21”) created the expectation (since confirmed) of a growing global consensus that all the world needs to act urgently to minimize harmful climate change.