PART ONE: Energy transition at a glance

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SERIES - Energy in transition: understanding a fundamental shift that is already underway

How fast can the Energy Transition take place? How do we know the global economy has begun to make that transition? Is it possible to achieve an "energy turnaround" by 2100? These are some of the questions at the heart of an ambitious new Resource Works project.

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Future of Site C question is a query about the future of society itself

A new study that says stop building the clean-energy mega project is based on two assumptions – low commodity prices lasting forever, and revolutionary energy technologies "just around the corner". Stewart Muir analyzes the study, which was authored by longstanding project opponents.

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MYTH BUSTER: How do we get the most out of our natural resources?

Doesn't it seem like common sense that the smartest thing to do to strengthen our economy is make finished products? Donald Trump might have made this idea work for him. But the Smiley Curve shows why a strong resource economy like British Columbia should be realistic about manufacturing.

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Here's what we need to know about competitiveness in the carbon pricing era

Carbon pricing in individual Canadian provinces—if not matched by equivalent carbon prices in other jurisdictions—can potentially create competitiveness pressures on individual economic sectors. Check out the Ecofiscal Commission's findings on this issue.

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MYTH BUSTER: The joint panel reviewing Site C actually found much to like about the dam project

Supporters of clean energy investment were backed by the findings of a 2014 joint federal-provincial panel on the Site C dam project.

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Local leaders find paths toward balanced understanding of mining

Opinions vary by region when it comes to mineral exploration and mine development. Courtesy of Mineral Exploration magazine, here's the experience of three British Columbia communities. 

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ATTENTION POLITICAL CANDIDATES: Growing the resource economy = more jobs

A recent Ipsos Reid poll for Resource Works confirmed that 83% of British Columbia residents equate natural resources with opportunity. And they are right to do so. Check out the stunning diversity of good jobs that come from a healthy resource sector.

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"Where does your money sleep?" First Nations panelists challenge B.C. businesses at Nation2Nation Forum in Vancouver

Initially established in North East British Columbia, the forum was in Vancouver for the first time. Mission: to bring together those interested in pursuing and supporting First Nations business opportunities.

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