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Four British Columbia Professional Associations Issue Joint Statement on Climate Change

Representing 9,000 foresters, biologists and planners, members of the Association of BC Forest Professionals, Association of Professional Biology, College of Applied Biology and Planning Institute of BC (PIBC) Representing 9,000 foresters, biologists and planners will integrate climate science throughout their memberships and call on government to support strong action on climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Hydrogen will become an integral part of the new energy economy

Unlocking Hydrogen Power with Renewable Energy

Hydrogen is the lightest and most common chemical element in the universe, but it is plagued by concerns about its net energy value (NEV). Depending on the type of energy used to make hydrogen fuel, it can be a remarkably sustainable energy source. To be a viable environmentally sustainable power source, hydrogen fuel must be manufactured using renewable sources of energy like solar. A 2005 Scientific American article…

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Forests devastated by pine beetle infestation may not release the huge flux of carbon as once feared

Alberta Adopts Low-Tech Approach to Managing Pine Beetle Infestation

For years the Mountain Pine Beetle has been emblematic of the consequences of climate change for the western forests of North America. Forests from Colorado up through British Columbia have been ravaged by invading armies of pine beetles that thrive in the warmer and shorter winters at higher altitudes. One third of the forests in British Columbia have fallen to…

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