Did you know that West Vancouver has the highest percentage of electric vehicles per capita in all of North America, that BC has more solar potential than renewable energy leader Germany, or that a district energy project in Richmond is creating well over six hundred local jobs?Read more
November 21, 2017: Unceded traditional territory of the Coast Salish Peoples; Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh
First Nations are fronlining the battle stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline not only on the ground, in their traditional, unceded territories, but in the courts as well. Those Nations are fighting for indigenous and human rights in their communities, while also defending the shared coast, our shared climate and our shared future from oil spills and catastrophic global warming. There’s no room for pipelines in our future and the Kinder Morgan pipeline is dangerous for this coast.Read more
November 20th, 2017: Unceded Coast Salish Territory; Musqueam, Squamish and Tseil-Waututh Peoples.
With the threats of climate change looming, Force of Nature volunteers have been working together on their piece of the climate solutions puzzle. One of the Lower Mainland’s biggest challenges will be to develop a quick energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable energies. Over the summer, our solar team has been working hard to remove the red tape around solar photovoltaic permitting for small scale residential solar installations in Metro Vancouver.
BCUC report shows that there is no justification for continuing with the Site C dam.
Legal challenges to the Kinder Morgan pipeline are well underway, and so is construction on the project. The campaign has seen a lot of activity lately, both in the courts and in the streets, and we thought we'd break down some of the major activities to help you get a better sense of where we're at.Read more
On October 3rd, the new BC government announced that they would continue to defend the provincial approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline in court.
The Squamish Nation are arguing that they were not properly consulted before the BC government approved the environmental assessment certificate for the project. Many people in the environmental movement see the Squamish case as one of the strongest avenues for stopping the Kinder Morgan pipeline, and we were frankly shocked and concerned to hear that the new government would not be using this powerful tool to help stop the project.Read more
The BCUC hearings for Site C are well underway, but there's one more big moment coming up this week and we need all hands on deck. Please join us at the BCUC this Thursday, October 5th from 5-10 pm. (You can sign up here to register to speak at the hearings)