Even as scientists warn that global warming is reaching a catastrophic tipping point that could result in the extinction of up to 50 per cent of all species and the costly destruction of coastal cities, B.C. is blithely pushing through with LNG, coal mines, coal port expansion (Fraser Surrey Docks to Texada), pipelines and tankers.
Sierra Club BC has teamed up with Wilderness Committee and CCPA to urge the candidates in the May general election to put a bold global warming plan in their platforms.
Please take 30 seconds to send a letter to the political parties here: http://www.sierraclub.bc.ca/take-action/global-warming/clear-commitment-for-a-cooler-planet
And spread this message widely to others.
Also have a look at this super-short, super-simple yet hard-hitting video from of all people - the World Bank which encapsulates the global warming issue in a few soundbites and compelling imagery:
World could be 4 degrees hotter by the end of this century: