greenhouse gas emissions

Jun 25, 2012
Photo: BC Gov Photos/Flickr

Responding to Minister Coleman about BC Hydro

Marc Lee
Well, my paper with John Calvert on BC Hydro certainly touched a nerve with the B.C. government. In a long piece for the Vancouver Sun, Energy and Mines Minister Rich Coleman lashes back.
Apr 10, 2012
Photo: nanotron/Flickr

The parable of the Prius

Marc Lee
One of the speakers at a talk on dematerialization told "the parable of the Prius" to illustrate Jevon's paradox that efficiency gains do not necessarily reduce energy consumption.
Mar 14, 2012

Bicycling helps make cities cool

David Suzuki
Getting people out of cars and onto bikes won't solve all our climate and pollution problems, and bicycling isn't possible for everyone, but the more people cycle, the better off we'll all be.
Feb 20, 2012

Air travel and carbon footprint

Marc Lee
A bi-annual vehicle emissions test got me thinking about my personal carbon footprint. A lot of broad-brush numbers and calculators exist out there to calculate one's footprint.


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