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Climate Action

BCSEA Victoria joins "The People's Spark" Climate Rally

The BCSEA banner was prominent at the "The People's Spark” rally on November 29th on the steps and front lawn of the BC Legislature in Victoria, intended to ignite climate action at COP21 along with 350.org events happening around the world.

MEDIA STATEMENT - Climate Leadership Team

PROVINCE SHOULD ADOPT CLIMATE LEADERSHIP TEAM RECOMMENDATIONS

Today the Province of British Columbia released the recommendations of its Climate Leadership Team. Earlier this year, government created the volunteer team and asked it to recommend policies that would ensure the province meets its legislated carbon-reduction targets while continuing to grow the economy.

 

Federal Candidates Debates praised by Candidates and Attendees

PUTTING SUSTAINABLE ENERGY & CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE AGENDA ONE DEBATE AT A TIME

Engaged crowds, lively discussion of the issues and stalwart work by volunteer organizing teams have marked the first three of five "Energy, Climate and Our Future" federal debates on southern Vancouver Island.

Kamloops: Answers from the Candidates

We're grateful to be on the radar of at least two of the MP candidates in the Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo riding. It's no small thing for them to take the time to reflect and compose answers specifically for us.  We know they're inundated with queries from groups and individuals, in addition to their many other campaign activities.

ACTION ALERT! Share your thoughts on the Climate Leadership Plan

BCSEA Appeal to Members and the Public

The BC government is asking for British Columbians’ comments on climate action by August 17thCalled the Climate Leadership Plan, this is Premier Christy Clark’s first major testing of the waters of public opinion on climate change.

BCSEA Kamloops Speaks Up On Trans Mountain Pipeline

Why would another pipeline be needed when we’re in the beginning stages of a global transition to renewable energy?  That’s what the Kamloops Chapter of the BC Sustainable Energy Association (BCSEA Kamloops) has said in its letter to the National Energy Board (NEB).  We invite you to read the attached letter with its two appendices, below.

Young Climate Heroes Win Pizza Party

Big congratulations to the winners of this year’s Climate Change Showdown from the Kamloops Chapter of the British Columbia Sustainable Energy Association.

Your Answers to The Big Questions

Last week, we posed thirteen ‘Big Questions’ relating to the future of sustainable energy in Canada and the world. And boy, did you respond!

The BIG Questions: What Are Your Thoughts?

What are we thinking? When it comes to climate action and sustainable energy there are some tricky questions to which there are not yet any clear answers. So we thought we'd poll your thoughts to see how we are thinking collectively as a community. 

The questions are below: to answer them please go to the survey.

Next week, we will report back on your responses.

Can Vancouver *Really* Become a 100% Renewable Energy City?

In March, motivated by the climate crisis, Vancouver City Council took the bold step of declaring that Vancouver would become a 100% Renewable Energy City, obtaining 100% of its energy from renewable sources, and asked its staff to get back to them by fall with a clear articulation of the date by when it might be feasible. The city's staff, in turn, are seeking the public's input, using the hashtag #VAN100RE.