VESG

08/09/17
Author: 
Jens Wieting
Hurricanes (from left) Katia, Irma, and Jose in the West Atlantic Basin simultaneously. NOAA

Unprecedented climate change-fuelled wildfires and hurricanes are a stark global warning that we have little time to contribute to global solutions to save nature, phase out fossil fuels, and leap to a low-carbon economy.

31/07/17
Author: 
Eric Doherty

When Dave Barrett led the NDP to victory and became premier in September 1972, Vancouver was in the midst of a freeway revolt. East Vancouver and Chinatown residents had united against the planned downtown freeway and third crossing to the North Shore.

17/04/17
Author: 
Anonymous

How does the provisional list [see earlier article titled "Provisional Points For Discussion" ] differ from any list offered by a non-ecosocialist entity? What makes ecosocialists different? A few points....

Yes to rapid transit, free buses, etc. easy to say, but not if they simply encourage urban sprall and generalized growth, which is exactly what happens.

16/04/17
Author: 
Gene McGuckin

As eco-catastrophe rushes closer, BC’s May 9 election will result—whoever wins—in provincial climate policies that are eco-suicidally inadequate. Patience until the next election—federal or provincial—will not be a survival trait.

Survival partisans must enumerate policy goals that genuinely address the climate emergency and continue pushing for them after May 9.

15/04/17
Author: 
Bradley Hughes

[From socialist.ca, the International Socialists]

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09/04/17
Author: 
Michael Lebowitz

In the context of the coming BC election and the climate plans advanced by the NDP and Greens (and the climate record of the Liberal government), the Vancouver Ecosocialists offer the following provisional points for discussion.

31/03/17
Author: 
Rob Shaw

March 31 2017 - The B.C. Green party released a major plank of its election platform Thursday, with a climate change plan to more than double the carbon tax over four years and expanding it to additional pollution sources.

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