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350 or bust: How To Save The Climate In One Simple Step

There’s one simple step that will start to turn around around the climate crisis. Price carbon, get industry to pay the cost of their own pollution, and return the money collected to citizens. It can be done – British Columbia has introduced a carbon tax that includes a 15% reduction in the finance minister’s pay . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: How To Save The Climate In One Simple Step

350 or bust: Grassroot Activists Gather On Capitol Hill To Lobby For Carbon Tax

  * It was no easy feat trying to keep my cool while racing in my high heels between Congressional and Senate offices in the scorching D.C. heat last Tuesday. More than once I wondered about the wisdom of leaving behind the comfortable Red Lake summer to join nearly four hundred other citizen lobbyists from . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Grassroot Activists Gather On Capitol Hill To Lobby For Carbon Tax

350 or bust: Ms Smith Goes To Washington To Lobby For A Price On Carbon Pollution

Life feels incredibly busy these days; not only is it gardening season, there’s so much happening on the climate front as well as personally that it’s hard to keep up. I’m preparing to travel to Washington DC this weekend, along with my husband and 19 other Canadian climate activists. We’re going to be joining over . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Ms Smith Goes To Washington To Lobby For A Price On Carbon Pollution

Song of the Watermelon: An Open Letter to Kevin Falcon

Kevin Falcon

Minister of Finance

Government of British Columbia

Dear Mr. Falcon,

During your budget speech yesterday, you announced that BC’s carbon tax will be frozen, and its place in our economy reexamined, after its final scheduled increase later this year. Forgive me if I am being presumptuous, but given the tepid support . . . → Read More: Song of the Watermelon: An Open Letter to Kevin Falcon