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British Columbia has an opportunity to gain from slow global shift to a lower GHG future

The results of the CleanBC plan, should they be achieved, will have "zero effect" on the level, pattern, or growth of global greenhouse gas emissions, states a new commentary from leading business group.

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Gift shopping for a resource realist? Here are five 2018 titles worth a look

From the 10 reasons eco-pessimists are wrong about the world to how energy has shaped civilization, these books challenge and expand our knowledge of humanity and nature. 

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"Maximizing returns on investments in people" is motto of newest Resource Works Advisory Council member

Kerry A. Jothen, a former CEO of the British Columbia Industry Training & Apprenticeship Commission, has aided strategic planning and capacity building throughout the resource industry. 

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Export figures show why Canadians need to confront their pipeline fears

There are easy ways and hard ways to pay for the things we need in everyday life, such as vaccines. The easiest thing we can do is simply ensure that our largest export commodity, crude oil, trades for a fair price.

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Amid automotive turmoil, resources keep nation's trade on even keel

Government moves to restrict wealth-building resource activities have grave consequences as the automotive industry sheds jobs.

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A gap opens for LNG

VIDEO: Liquefied natural gas will be a double-digit export opportunity for B.C. because of the greening of Asian economies, predicted economist Patricia Mohr at a recent Resource Works event.

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LNG Canada a "transformational" opportunity

VIDEO: Economist Bryan Yu from Credit 1 Credit Union shares his research findings at a Resource Works gathering in Vancouver. 

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Reports & Series

LNG: Measuring its impact on the British Columbia economy

Natural gas, liquefied so it can be shipped to distant markets, will be produced by the LNG Canada terminal in north west British Columbia. This new study sets out to find out what impact is created by building the unprecedented, $40 billion project. 

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Explaining liquefied natural gas

As British Columbia prepares to be a true global player in clean natural gas, we'll be providing information that provides context and meaning for the transition.

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Resource Works welcomes new board members

Resource Works board of directors has elected Mina Laudan and Richard Prokopanko to join the board of this non-profit organization dedicated to informing and fostering dialogue about responsible resource development in British Columbia.

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LNG CANADA: Where are the opportunities?

On November 14 in Vancouver, economic experts will share their insights into how Canada's largest-ever private sector investment will stimulate economic growth.

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BC LNG offers ‘historic’ benefits

On November 14, Resource Works hosts experts who will discuss the economic impact of liquefied natural gas exports to Asia. The lunch event, in downtown Vancouver, is open to the public.

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As new challenges stack up, crude oil is still the basis of Canadian prosperity

Though the biggest driver of innovation, economic growth and social equality in Canada is the nation's oil & gas industry, executives from the industry face a staggering list of challenges. 

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NOV. 14 EVENT - Learn how LNG Canada project will drive economic growth in B.C.

Economist Philip Cross and an expert panel will deliver valuable insights at this Vancouver lunchtime event.

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A question of rights - the Trans Mountain pipeline example

VIDEO: Energy has roiled Canadian politics in the past, but today it's a different game. Climate, indigenous rights, and the role of the courts have completely changed things.

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Questioning the “100% renewables” idea might land you in court

When a group of energy scholars wondered about the assumptions behind a “100% renewable” campaign, they got a nasty surprise: a $10 million libel threat. The man behind that threat is renewables crusader Mark Jacobson and this week he is in Vancouver trying to stop climate-friendly LNG exports.

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DYK – Canada's oil sands have 1/20th the emissions of American coal plants

Canada's oil sands are often maligned because they have a carbon footprint, but we often overlook just how small that footprint is. 

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Carbon taxes aren't saving the planet, but these ideas will

Resource Works executive director Stewart Muir offers his prescription for moving beyond the conflict and confusion.

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What would 100% renewable energy look like in B.C.?

British Columbia's LNG exports will allow growing Asian economies to reduce their climate emissions. Should this development also mean fundamental changes to BC's own energy system?

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5 reasons why Natural Gas Week matters

From Oct. 7 to 13, Resource Works will be observing British Columbia Natural Gas Week with a program of public service information.

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