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What’s Behind the Woeful Implementation of Canada’s Species at Risk Act?

George Hoberg July 23 2010 I had the opportunity several weeks ago to speak to the annual meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology in Edmonton at a symposium on “Bridging the Science-Policy Gap in Implementation of Critical Habitat under … Continue reading

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The Other F-Word: The Government of British Columbia’s Volatile Relationship with Environmentalists

July 14, 2010 George Hoberg Yesterday, the Globe and Mail reported that Bill Bennett, BC’s Minister of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources referred to environmentalists campaigning to turn the Flathead Valley in the southeastern corner of the province into a … Continue reading

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Update on BC electricity trade balance

George Hoberg March 17, 2010 Updated statistics compiled by BC Stats on electricity trade are now available for 2009, providing additional evidence that BC has moved into a situation of being a net importer of electricity. In the continuing controversy … Continue reading

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Congratulations Elinor Ostrom on Your Nobel Prize in Economics!

George Hoberg October 12, 2009 GreenPolicyProf wants to send a major shoutout to Elinor Ostrom, the co-winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in Economics. Ostrom’s award is notable for several reasons. First, she is the first woman to win the … Continue reading

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BC Election 2009 – Environment and Natural Resource Issues

We’ve created a special resource on environment and natural resource issues in the 2009 BC election. Follow the topic pages on the upper right of the page.

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