Posts by Kai Nagata - Page 2

2023: a pivotal year in B.C.’s climate fight

December 21, 2022 | 

The relentless power of the oil and gas industry could be seen in one word spoken last week by B.C. Premier David Eby: “endless”. Two months ago Eby said ...

Guess who’s back in Northern B.C.? Enbridge

November 18, 2022 | 

Remember Enbridge, the arrogant Calgary pipeline company that tried to ram its Northern Gateway crude oil supertanker project through B.C. a decade ago? They’re back with an even bigger ...

BC NDP ‘fixer’ quietly changed leadership rules mid-race

Elections BC has now confirmed it will not investigate Dogwood’s signup drive in the BC NDP leadership race. In our democracy, third-party organizations like unions, churches and NGOs are ...

The BC NDP fears debate over its true oil and gas agenda

September 23, 2022 | 

It’s a simple question: if elected premier, when would you stop approving new oil and gas projects in British Columbia? Good luck getting David Eby, or any elected member ...

B.C.’s Bernie Sanders moment is here

August 26, 2022 | 

Anjali Appadurai has many skills and attributes that Bernie Sanders does not. But her laser focus on corporate greed should be familiar to anyone inspired by the Vermont senator’s ...

WANTED: a premier for the climate emergency

It’s July 2022 and the climate emergency is killing thousands of people, melting airport runways and burning down homes across Europe. At his campaign launch in Kitsilano, David Eby ...

BC NDP leadership race will pick a premier for troubled times

June 30, 2022 | 

John Horgan is leaving before things get really bad. Will the next leader be able to turn the ship around? John Horgan certainly left his mark on the lands ...

Beyond Gas alliance scores victory in B.C. fracking fight

May 26, 2022 | 

Oil and gas companies lose billions in tax credits. Now part two: halting industry expansion Energy minister Bruce Ralston kept a poker face and quickened his step. Two Beyond ...

Your Fortis gas bill could double – here’s what to do about it

The price of fossil fuels is going up. How to save money, your health and the climate. Like gasoline, natural gas is a fossil fuel that’s getting more expensive. ...