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Ban Carbon Emissions, Don’t Price them: Why Cap and Dividend is the Best Approach

04.20.09 | In Depth |  Will Horter

by Cliff Stainsby First in a series on climate policy The current debate over carbon taxes versus “Cap and Trade” is wrongheaded on two counts; (1) it treats global warming as an economic issue, and (2) neither carbon taxes nor  “Cap and Trade” will solve the problem. There is a solution that does work and […]

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Pipedreams Community Forums

03.30.09 | In Depth |  Eric Swanson

    CFTK news coverage of the ‘Pipedreams’ community forum tour by Friends of Wild Salmon, Dogwood Initiative, Pembina Institute, and West Coast Environmental Law that provided a different perspective on Enbridge Inc.’s proposed Northern Gateway tar sands pipeline and tanker project to packed houses in Prince Rupert, Terrace, Kitimat, Hazelton, and Smithers, BC. Speaking […]

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Tar Sands Tankers Threaten Endangered Orcas

01.29.09 | In Depth |  Will Horter

Killer whales in BC are in trouble. The Departments of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) failure to protect critical habitat has lead Dogwood Initiative to join a lawsuit filed by Ecojustice demanding their protection. Declining salmon stocks, physical and acoustic disturbance from increased shipping, toxic contamination from industrial activities, and acoustic impacts from dredging, seismic testing […]

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Tar Sands and Tankers Part 1: Our Abundant Coast

01.08.09 | In Depth |  Eric Swanson

    Enbridge Inc, a Calgary-based pipeline company, wants to bring tar sands tankers to British Columbia’s north coast. This opening segment in Dogwood Initiative’s 4 part series will introduce you to the abundance of British Columbia’s coast, which includes the shores and waterways of the Great Bear Rainforest. Send a link to this video […]

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Tar Sands and Tankers Part 2: Albertan Ambitions

01.08.09 | In Depth |  Eric Swanson

    Enbridge Inc, a Calgary-based pipeline company, wants to bring tar sands tankers to British Columbia’s coast. In this, the second in a series of four videos by Dogwood Initiative, the interests of Alberta’s tar sands companies are revealed as being behind ambitions to bring oil tankers to British Columbia’s rainforest coast. Send a […]

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Tar Sands and Tankers Part 3: The Exxon Valdez

01.08.09 | In Depth |  Eric Swanson

    Enbridge Inc, a Calgary-based pipeline company, wants to bring tar sands tankers to British Columbia’s coast. In this, the third in a series of four videos by Dogwood Initiative, the Exxon Valdez oil spill is re-visited. The coastline of Alaska is much like the coastline of northern British Columbia. Is it worth the […]

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Tar Sands and Tankers Part 4: Modeling a BC Spill

01.08.09 | In Depth |  Eric Swanson

    Enbridge Inc, a Calgary-based pipeline company, wants to bring tar sands tankers to British Columbia’s coast. In this, the last in a series of four videos by Dogwood Initiative, the consequences of a major oil spill in the waters of BC’s north coast are modelled. Send a link to this video to your […]

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Tar Sands – The Dark Side of the Boom

11.26.08 | In Depth |  Charles Campbell

Province wide speaking tour on the effects of unfettered growth of the Alberta Tar Sands on British Columbia. Kitimat – Nov. 24,  Vancouver – Nov. 25, Kamloops – Nov. 27, Courtenay – Dec. 1, Nanaimo – Dec. 2, Victoria – Dec 3. MIKE MERCREDI Member ofthe Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation will speak on the frontlinestruggles […]

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