Marc Lee

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Mar 26, 2013
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Carbon bubbles and fossil fuel divestment

Marc Lee
Divestment from fossil fuels is an idea whose time has come. A new study looks at the implications of unburnable carbon for the Canadian fossil fuel industry, and financial markets and pension funds.
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Jan 23, 2013
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The dubious case for casinos

Marc Lee
Gambling has long been with us, from poker parties and hockey pools through to lottery tickets and horse racing. But casinos are a form of gambling that has seen a massive expansion.
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Jan 15, 2013
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Next steps for B.C.'s carbon tax in 2013

Marc Lee
B.C.'s carbon tax was introduced in July 2008 at a level of $10 per tonne. Budget 2013 marks a key decision about whether the carbon tax will continue to be increased.
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Dec 5, 2012
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The state of the B.C. economy in 2012

Marc Lee
As we close out 2012, B.C. finds itself in some precarious economic waters. Looking forward, the economic ball is in the government's court.

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