To the Honourable the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, in Legislature Assembled:

The petition of the undersigned, residents of the Province of British Columbia, state that:

  • Whereas the government has a duty of care to all its citizens and to the environment that sustains them;
  • Whereas fracking for gas and oil causes release of methane gas;
  • Whereas living near fracking sites has been shown to cause health effects;
  • Whereas all governments have acknowledged the negative effects caused by climate change and the imperative of taking action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions;
  • Whereas Canadian governments are failing to meet their obligations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and have inadequate plans to meet those obligations in the future;

Your petitioners respectfully request that the Honourable House:

Introduce a comprehensive plan that guarantees success in meeting British Columbia’s GHG emission targets.  This plan must, in part, include a carbon tax on all aspects of the LNG process; a fracking study that includes human health effects and an accounting of methane release; subsidies for the clean and job creating solar, wind and thermal technologies but not oil and gas.

Dated 20 day of April 2018.

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