Environment

November 2, 2018

Petition Addressing BC Climate Policy

In April, FTFO composed a petition directed to the BC government. Your petitioners respectfully request that the Honourable House introduce a comprehensive plan that guarantees success […]
October 29, 2018

Solar Safari Field Trip

September 4, 2018

The Pipeline has been Halted…What now?

On August 30, the Federal Court of Appeal nullified the Trudeau government’s order in council approving construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Construction has halted or […]
January 2, 2018

Dynamic Podcast by CBC

2050: Degrees of Change I highly recommend listening to the CBC podcast 2050: Degrees of Change. In this podcast CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe explores the impact […]
December 6, 2015

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. […]
November 29, 2015

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 […]
September 8, 2015

Tom Rand – Walking The Frog

Tom Rands’ inspirational presentation on climate solutions given in Nelson, B.C. in March Tom is a best-selling author, cleantech investor, and global thought leader with a […]
May 30, 2015

Portland Propane Project Derailed

In September of 2014 Pembina Pipleline announced that it planned to build a $500 million propane export terminal near the Port of Portland . In May, in […]
April 7, 2015

What To Do About Climate Change

The climate change issue is very complex. First Things First Okanagan recently sponsored UBC professor Simon Donner to speak to the issue at the Penticton Library. […]