Ben West

Do Kinder Morgan and Shell’s Canadian reps really support moving beyond fossil fuel?

The argument used by Kinder Morgan seems to me designed to obscure the real consequences of building new tar sands export pipelines.

Kinder Morgan an odd choice for local green business event

I’m more than a little surprised at the choice of Kinder Morgan’s Canadian president Ian Anderson as the keynote speaker for Thursday’s Surrey Board of Trade luncheon honouring...

BC Election: voting for the people and the planet

Last week Van Jones, the founder of the green jobs advocacy group Green for All, was arrested at a rally organized to protest against a major American coal company. What's interesting about this is...

Burning garbage is unsustainable and unimaginative

Last week, B.C. took a big step away from sustainability when Environment Minster Terry Lake rubber-stamped a plan to build a gigantic “mass burn” waste incinerator.