Year-end reviews are supposed to be positive and upbeat, as everyone heads into the holidays wanting to think of nothing more than festive parties, mulled wine and relaxing time off with family and friends. But it’s hard to relax and stay positive when it feels like we are swimming against a tidal wave of fossil … Continue readingRead more »
Posts Tagged: coal
The greenest city… or the biggest coal exporter in North America?
Port Metro Vancouver is currently considering an application from Fraser Surrey Docks to build a coal facility at its terminal in Surrey, designed to handle coal from United States producers who are struggling to find export routes south of the border. When complete, the coal terminal would be responsible for about 17 million tonnes of … Continue readingRead more »
Kick-starting cross-border organizing to protect the Salish Sea
I’m writing this from a ferry in the middle of the Georgia Strait, on my way back to Vancouver from our cross-border town hall about fossil fuel exports in the Salish Sea. Talking at the town hall, with the tanker routeand the San Juan Island meeting in the backgroundPhoto by Megan Spencer A few hours … Continue readingRead more »