November 15, 2022. BC’s LNG development smashes climate targets. UN Secretary General pleads for climate progress at COP 27

PROTESTORS DEMAND LOSS AND DAMAGE REPARATIONS FROM CLIMATE DESTROYING ECONOMIES. Geologist David Hughes looks at BC's LNG development and the rising emissions it will cause. Opening speech from UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is a plea to go beyond greenwashing. A message from the theoretical Just Transition Ministry and more. DOWNLOAD AND LISTEN HERE: EVENTS … Continue reading November 15, 2022. BC’s LNG development smashes climate targets. UN Secretary General pleads for climate progress at COP 27

Jan 25, 2022: Foreign power hurts Canadian climate action. Fortis BC shmoozes students

PROFESSOR GORDON LAXER'S REPORT ON FOREIGN OIL POWER IN CANADA. LISTEN OR DOWNLOAD JANUARY 25th SHOW HERE: Alberta academic and author Gordon Laxer has written a detailed study on big foreign-controlled influence in Canadian energy and climate policy. Hint: it's not a plot from 'subversive' foreign environmentalists. Fortis BC has produced a comprehensive curriculum on … Continue reading Jan 25, 2022: Foreign power hurts Canadian climate action. Fortis BC shmoozes students

Sept 8 2021 Calling to Fairy Creek, forests protect climate, federal election overview

THE PLACID SIDE OF THE SLOCAN IN SEPTEMBER. Linn Murray is here to tell us specifically about local candidate debates on CLIMATE.   These debates are happening across the country this week… and we have them here in both the Kootenay ridings, with all the candidates. Max Fawcett writes for the Nationalobserver.com, a great online … Continue reading Sept 8 2021 Calling to Fairy Creek, forests protect climate, federal election overview

June 22, ’21: Logging interior old-growth. How Canada moves from petrostate to climate reality. Principles of Extinction Rebellion and the wording for a Stop Ecocide law

THE STOP ECOCIDE FOUNDATION'S INTERNATIONAL PANEL HAS A DEFINITION OF ECOCIDE. LISTEN OR DOWNLOAD THE SHOW MP3 HERE: Wildsight in the East Kootenay is raising the alarm about old growth logging in the interior of BC. Wildsight's Eddie Petryshen tells us about it. Senior economist Marc Lee from CCPA BC outlines major steps to confront … Continue reading June 22, ’21: Logging interior old-growth. How Canada moves from petrostate to climate reality. Principles of Extinction Rebellion and the wording for a Stop Ecocide law

Feb 2, 2021 Healthy forests reduce climate impacts, sham of BC old growth protection.

THE OLD GROWTH TRAIL ON KOKANEE CREEK ROAD. Want to chill in an age of global heating?  Check out an old growth forest. BC’s forests help prevent some of the worse disasters that are coming at us with the climate crisis, fire, flood and yes, even heat waves.  The Sierra Club of BC has come … Continue reading Feb 2, 2021 Healthy forests reduce climate impacts, sham of BC old growth protection.

Jan 26, 2021. Transitioning from oil jobs, dangers of wood heating, climate accountability law isn’t accountability.

Economist Jim Stanford from the Centre for the Future of Work explains how Canada can transition workers and communities out of fossil fuel industries. This week on the show we find out how easy it could be to transition workers and families away from the dwindling oil industry.  Economist Jim Stanford says oil isn’t that … Continue reading Jan 26, 2021. Transitioning from oil jobs, dangers of wood heating, climate accountability law isn’t accountability.

Jan. 5 2021 Protecting back country, Zincton, Nelson Next gets go ahead

Local activists have launched TheWildConnection.ca a campaign to protect the corridor along Highway 31 A between Kaslo and New Denver from intensive recreational development.   We talk to veteran activist KL Kivi and Nicky Blackshaw about their bold new initiative.    Back on December 18th, Nelson City Council approved the Nelson Next proposal for battling … Continue reading Jan. 5 2021 Protecting back country, Zincton, Nelson Next gets go ahead

Dec. 8 ’20 Nelson delegate to Mock Cop 26, questions of TMX viability, BC’s LNG and emission targets (again).

Recent photo in Nanaimo, BC. The Alaska boat on the left loaded with Island logs. Jamie Hunter from Nelson recently participated in a global climate summit for youth.  He was one of three young people representing Canada in the summit and he telsl us about it… and we hear a bit about the Stop EcoCide … Continue reading Dec. 8 ’20 Nelson delegate to Mock Cop 26, questions of TMX viability, BC’s LNG and emission targets (again).

Dec. 1 ’20 Wood pellets vs. forests, celebrating the 30 year victory over Jumbo ski resort

Conservation North activists in Prince George have a clear message. Michelle Connolly explains issues with logging primary hemlock forests for wood pellet biomass energy exports. We’ve been hearing about a new forestry industry that’s been growing fast in BC: wood pellets. A good way to use up waste wood and slash and make it economic … Continue reading Dec. 1 ’20 Wood pellets vs. forests, celebrating the 30 year victory over Jumbo ski resort

Nov 24 ’20 EcoCentric: Canada’s emissions accountability law, interior rain forest event

Kokanee Creek runs through old growth. Last week, the Liberal government in Ottawa tabled a new Emissions Accountability Act. Canada has blown past every emission reduction target so far, and Environmental organizations across the country had been pushing for a new act like the one brought in by the UK. We speak with Andrew Gage, … Continue reading Nov 24 ’20 EcoCentric: Canada’s emissions accountability law, interior rain forest event