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B.C. gives Pacific BioEnergy green light...

B.C. gives Pacific BioEnergy green light to log rare inland rainforest for wood pellets
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The ‘green’ row over the UK&...

The ‘green’ row over the UK’s largest renewable power plant
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conversion of whole trees to biofuel and...

conversion of whole trees to biofuel and further destruction of our atmosphere
665 ViewsBC is allowing the logging of primary forest for pellets. This has to stop.   The Millions of Tons of Carbon Emissions That Don’t Officially Exist   Europe Met a Climate Target. But Is It Burning Less Carbon?   The rapid onslaught of converting our primary forests into wood pellets (biofuel) is not “green energy”. The use of wood pellets as a substitute for coal...

Burning biomass in power plants pushes u...

Burning biomass in power plants pushes up carbon dioxide emissions 16%
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Swedish ENGOs Expose the Myth about Fore...

Swedish ENGOs Expose the Myth about Forest Biofuel
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Trees to Pellets? Fort Nelson’s Future H...

Trees to Pellets? Fort Nelson’s Future Hangs in the Balance
1,345 ViewsThe residents of Fort Nelson know the harsh economic realities of resource dependency better than most rural British Columbians… Click on the article below to continue    ...

Biochar Potential To Enhance Forest Resi...

Biochar Potential To Enhance Forest Resilience, Seedling Quality, and Nursery Efficiency
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CO2 emissions from forestry are a surgin...

CO2 emissions from forestry are a surging climate threat
1,747 ViewsCanada’s vast managed forest lands used to be critical allies in our climate fight and efforts to build a sustainable, carbon neutral forestry economy. That’s because these forests used to be healthy enough to absorb the huge amounts of CO2 created by the logging industry’s harvests — plus lots more.  ...

Soil as Carbon Storehouse

Soil as Carbon Storehouse
1,909 Views The degradation of soils from unsustainable agriculture and other development has released billions of tons of carbon into the atmosphere. But new research shows how effective land restoration could play a major role in sequestering CO2 and slowing climate change. BY JUDITH D. SCHWARTZ • MARCH 4, 2014 <li><a...

FESBC funding is public purse funding

FESBC funding is public purse funding
1,376 ViewsFESBC funding is public purse funding, not from yet to be legislated carbon tax on the burning of slash piles as promised by the NDP provincial government. Although the funding is good for Seaton Forest Products and reduction of the burning of whole logs, the funding arrangements is public subsidization without contribution by forest corporations. Len Vanderstar –...

Letter from the Ministry of Finance

Letter from the Ministry of Finance
1,332 ViewsFrom: “Minister, FIN FIN:EX” <FIN.Minister@gov.bc.ca> Subject: Letter from Ministry of Finance Date: August 10, 2020 at 8:57:49 AM PDT To: “lvanderstar1761@citywest.ca” <lvanderstar1761@citywest.ca> Ref: 392319 Len Vanderstar lvanderstar1761@citywest.ca Dear Mr. Vanderstar: Thank you for your follow-up email sent on June 12, 2020,...

Letter from Ministry of Finance

Letter from Ministry of Finance
1,523 ViewsRef: 391229 Len Vanderstar lvanderstar1761@citywest.ca Dear Mr. Vanderstar: Thank you for your email sent on May 5, 2020, regarding B.C.’s carbon tax. We appreciate you taking the time to share your ideas and feedback. On May 30, 2017, representatives of the BC New Democrat Caucus and the BC Green Caucus signed the Confidence and Supply Agreement (CASA). The CASA established...

Concerns raised over use of whole logs a...

Concerns raised over use of whole logs at Pinnacle Pellet plant
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Up in smoke: B.C. backtracks on promise ...

Up in smoke: B.C. backtracks on promise to deter logging industry from burning wood waste
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The movement to conserve more of BC̵...

The movement to conserve more of BC’s forests based on their ability to sequester carbon gets a new tool
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