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Jun 19, 20062006 Design Competition Exhibit: “Closing the Loop”
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Jun 9, 2006CBC "Favorite City Space" contest
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Sep 19, 2005
Applause for emissions law and new Climate Team
Media Contact: Peter Ronald (250) 744-2720
Applause for emissions law and new Climate Team
VICTORIA - The BC Sustainable Energy Association (BCSEA) has responded positively to legislation announced today that would compel the province as a whole to reduce emissions that contribute to global warming and make the BC government carbon neutral.
"We certainly want to applaud this government for setting ambitious, indeed aggressive, greenhouse gas reduction targets, and for leading by example," said Tom Hackney, BCSEA vice president. "This is an historic pronouncement, and it should recognized as such."
The Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Act (Bill 44) legislates a schedule of reductions in British Columbia's greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and requires all provincial government operations, including schools, universities, health authorities and other public sector organizations, to become carbon neutral by 2010.
The BCSEA also welcomed the announcement of the 22-person blue ribbon Climate Action Team to consult with government on steps to further reduce BC's contribution to global climate change. Among the team is Naomi Devine, a BCSEA director and active member of Common Energy.
"Naomi is a tremendous addition to this distinguished panel," BCSEA president Guy Dauncey commented. "We are pleased to extend our support and assistance to the Climate Action Team's deliberations."
The BCSEA is a non-profit society that facilitates the transition to a sustainable energy future through education, advocacy and tangible community projects. BCSEA is a leading voice for energy solutions, such as renewable energy, energy conservation and efficiency, to address climate change, pollution and the consequences of peak oil. The Association has eight regional chapters and hundreds of members across British Columbia.
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For more information, contact:
Peter Ronald, Provincial Coordinator
Full press release---http://www.bcsea.org/media/071120-BCSEA_Bill44-CAT_Release.asp