Friday, 10 June 2016

I Get My First Response to My Proposal to Take Climate Action in Fort McMurray


Alberta's Premier, Rachel Notley, has responded to my proposal to replace all buildings destroyed in the Fort McMurray wildfire with the most energy-efficient ones possible (see letter, below). While her answer to my specific suggestion seems to be a polite "no," she outlines other steps her province is taking to achieve a carbon-free future.

Larry 


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Norway Becomes the First Country to Ban Deforestation

Nation of Change
A clearcut in BC. Wikimedia Commons.
The Norwegian Parliament has pledged to be deforestation-free. They are the first country in history to ban deforestation. Story here.