To the editor: Re: "Meaty issue prompts Vancouver's decree," May 14. Vancouver was the first city to proclaim June 10 "Meatless Monday," encouraging people to abstain from meat products one day per week. Program advocates cite meat production as contributing to climate change, water pollution, deforestation, increased greenhouse gas and avian and
Re: "Business class is business as usual for Hunt and Jackson," the Now, June 6.
IT'S shortly after 4 a.m. and darkness still blankets the Columbia River Gorge.
Ocean warming is melting the ice pack, causing rising sea levels and the tornadoes that killed 24 people last week.
My wife and I found another point to agree on: The Harper government is terrible at getting their message out. So, let me take care of one - read it here first (and send money): Global warming (is) for real dummies. You have been had. This planet's climate has always ignored CO2. Past warming periods always preceded CO2 built-up in (Al Gore's) heaven.
Many of us are questioning the wisdom of putting economic development ahead of the preservation of the environment and "global warming."
With the spectre of rising hydro costs in the near future, Coquitlam is taking another look at the use of alternate power.
World Oceans Day was officially recognized by the United Nations as June 8 each year beginning in 2009. The concept was proposed on June 8, 1992 by Canada at the Earth Summit in Brazil and it had been unofficially celebrated every year since then as World Oceans Day.
There are many ways to take action on protecting and preserving our natural environment. It is important to recognize that every effort counts, big or small.
Regular readers of my column know that I believe strongly in sustainable building practices and that I try to put forward ecologically conscious ideas that homeowners can use to decrease their global footprint. As responsible First World citizens I feel it's our duty to do everything we can to shape our future for the better.
Lawn Sprinkling Schedule: Mornings-only (4-9 a.m.) watering regulations will be in effect until Sept. 30. Even numbered addresses - Monday, Wednesday or Saturday mornings and odd numbered addresses - Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday. Info: metrovancouver.org.
HUNDREDS of municipal politicians from around the country descended on Vancouver over the weekend, but it wasn't Rob Ford they wanted to talk about.
Re: City council united in stand against coal plan, The Record, May 31.
Parks in South Surrey play host to "World Ocean Weekend" events on June 8 and 9.
Our new government will accept the task of trying to please the majority of its citizens by navigating B.C. through the tumultuous currents of climatic change, the economy, and the needs of its citizens.
Although he is, of course, correct, Mike Harvey [Denier offered climate tour, May 23 Letters, Langley Advance] is not going to convince deniers like David J. Standecumbe [Cold record makes no sense, May 16 Letters, Advance] that climate change is real and influenced by human activity.
I dreamed I woke up this morning and found a plastic me.
The Sidekick Players open their 17th season with one of the most moving plays ever written, The Laramie Project.
Captain Paul Watson by Lamya Essemlali with Paul Watson, Firefly Books, 264 pages, $24.95