Hotter than Hades – Climate Change vs. Global Warming.

So is this Global Warming? More precisely… is this Climate Change? We’ve set a number of temperature records in British Columbia over the past few days. My weather station at Alberni Weather.ca recorded a maximum of 41.1C on Friday (21st) and over 38C yesterday in the City of Port Alberni. Both would be records if …

Feasibility of Renewables – Or – Wind can power the World

I’ve been looking into improving the energy efficiency of my own home since I moved in last July. Being that the home was built in 1946, there is a lot of work to be done. In my travels, I’ve come across many studies and projects dealing with renewable energy… I’d like to talk about one …

Letter re: Sustainable Forest Practices in BC

Dear Editors of the Alberni Valley Times and the Vancouver Sun, Blustery speeches and heart-felt complaints are all well and good, but they don’t get us very far. At the Public forum held by the Save Our Valley Alliance on May 4 in Port Alberni, I felt there was little in the way of a …