On BC's current trajectory, its climate legacy to the world will not be as a leader in a new, low-carbon society, but as one of the most entrenched exporters of globally destructive fossil-fuels.
British Columbia is gearing up to export huge amounts of carbon dioxide. These climate-changing emissions would come from the coal, oil and gas that we ship around the world. Is this the role that we want our province to play in our global future?
British Columbia currently has no plan for how our fossil fuel exports should fit into a responsible response to climate change. The strong opposition to the proposed Enbridge pipeline in northern B.C., the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion in the Lower Mainland, and proposed coal port expansions in Vancouver make it clear that people in this province aren’t satisfied with that. Rather than debate each and every project, shouldn’t B.C. have an overarching plan for fossil fuel exports, one that has broad public support?
Doesn’t B.C. already have a plan?