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Solar Fair 2016 Video Highlights

First Things First Okanagan hosted a Solar Fair/Symposium Saturday March 12, 2016. Talks in the Okanagan College Lecture Theatre were videotaped. Links to the talks are as follows: SOLAR FAIR Community Solar (Carmen Proctor) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jk69ab-6fGw SOLAR FAIR Eco Sage (Tabitha… Continue Reading →

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Solar Fair Speakers and Events

 

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South Okanagan Solar Energy Symposium March 12 Okanagan College Penticton

This free, public, all day event will Include: Keynote presentation by Josha MacNab of the Pembina Institute. Presentations on how communities can get involved The City of Nelson Solar Garden Penticton Indian Band EcoSage Project Presentation of the “Tiny Solar… Continue Reading →

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Australia exporting coal and… solar technology!

“In the last fiscal year, Australia earned $172bn from international sales of its natural resources. But earnings are decreasing. The office of the chief economist estimates that energy commodities earnings declined by 6% to $67bn last year because of a… Continue Reading →

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Fossil Of The Day Award

It seems the environmentalists won’t let Canada to come away from a Climate Change Conference without it. So far the Trudeau Government is doing better the previous Conservative Government. Canada was once a recipient of not one, but two special… Continue Reading →

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Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel laureate economist calls Paris Climate Conference “A Charade”

Cap and Trade won’t work without enforceable caps. Voluntary commitments won’t work if there is no way of compelling the countries to adhere to those commitments. Then there is Plan C, “Stiglitz’s plan is to set a single, global price… Continue Reading →

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Paris 2015 – Cop 21 and “BC Climate Leadership”

Premier Clark is off to Paris to tout B.C.’s “climate leadership”, while acknowledging that the province will miss it’s legislated greenhouse emissions targets for 2020. When Premier Clark announced the B.C. LNG Emissions Law in 2014, as a smokescreen to… Continue Reading →

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Morocco – a solar superpower by 2017

A very interesting article about solar energy in North Africa and the potential to distribute solar power to Europe.More in the Guardian.

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Criteria For Successful Climate Action By British Columbia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—NOVEMBER 20, 2015 ACADEMICS SET CRITERIA FOR SUCCESSFUL CLIMATE ACTION BY BRITISH COLUMBIA Open letter to B.C. Premier outlines elements of effective policies ahead of first ministers’ meeting with Trudeau VANCOUVER More than 25 prominent academics and policy… Continue Reading →

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