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Houston – Current Weather

Smithers – Current Weather

Smithers – Current Weather

World’s Worst Air – Mongolia...

World’s Worst Air – Mongolia?
 

Webinar and Meeting Services Now Availab...

Webinar and Meeting Services Now Available
I can now provide free online meeting and webinar services to the Clean Air Now group. WebinarJEO is a full-featured webinar suite that gives the ability for one or more presenters to stream video and audio to an unlimited number of attendees.  The presenters can share their entire desktop, a specific program window or show a pre-recorded video or other presentation.  Webinars are...

Email addresses available for can-bv.ca ...

Email addresses available for can-bv.ca domain
Let me know if any of the working group would like an @can-bv.ca email address.  We could use these addresses for “official” group business. There are two new distribution lists available now: public@can-bv.ca and group@can-bv.ca.  You can sign up for them at the following locations. Working group mailing list Publicly available mailing list Dennis Strain...

Jim Senka Letter to the OBSCR

Jim Senka Letter to the OBSCR
The Open Burnining Smoke Control Regulation – is currently being revised by the Government. It’s still possible to submit your thoughts/comments as a member of the public to OBSCR@gov.bc.ca.  please feel free to do so. Below is my letter to the the OBSCR.  We’re also trying to get the Government to do something about the emissions from NewPro which are substantial....

CAN — Update from carbon sequestra...

CAN — Update from carbon sequestration sub-network
Hello, everyone. I’ve been preparing a reading list on biochar as a means of sequestering the carbon from the gigantic amount of slash and residual wood currently being burnt in the BVLD. The reading list is not quite ready for circulation, but I did want to mention that in deciding what to look for I have had a great deal of help from Thomas Wunderlin. Thomas is a Valley agricultural...

How to Register and Login to CAN-BV.CA

How to Register and Login to CAN-BV.CA
The document below shows the brief steps required to login to register and login to this website. Dennis Strain dstrain@enclave365.ca Download [506.31...

Slash Burning in BC — More Figures

Slash Burning in BC — More Figures
Everyone, I have some additional numbers for slash burning in BC. According to a report issued by the Sierra Club of BC in June 2015, BC government data show that in the ten-year period 2003-12, the carbon dioxide emissions from slash burning in BC were 82 million tonnes, or an average of 8.2 million tonnes (megatons) a year. “Emissions from logging and slash burning alone were 577...

CAN Reading List on Burning Wood and Car...

CAN Reading List on Burning Wood and Carbon Emissions
Hello, everyone. Here I attach (at the bottom of this post) a revised version of my CAN Reading List on Burning Wood and Carbon Emissions. It now includes a paragraph on what I take to be an extremely important research document on biochar. I strongly urge anyone interested in the possibility of biochar being used as a means of eliminating smoke in our region to read this paper. I...

CAN-BV.CA Available Today!

CAN-BV.CA Available Today!
This site is under construction.  Check back every few days to see what we’ve made of the place. Dennis Strain dstrain@enclave365.ca