In episode two of ForestWorks' second season, we are joined by Dallas Smith, the founder, president and CEO of the Nanwakolas Council and a leader at the forefront of Indigenous-enterprise partnerships in forestry.
Posted by Resource Works | February 21, 2022 9:28 AM
In the first episode of season two, ForestWorks spoke to Nanaimo Mayor and long-time NDP MLA, Leonard Krog about the provincial government’s new forest policy and the impact it will have on forest towns.
Posted by Resource Works | February 14, 2022 7:00 AM
Opponents of emerging technology to reduce GHGs in the atmosphere are playing a dangerous game. Carbon capture is clearly supported by International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) research. Stewart Muir reviews the situation.
With 2022 underway, Director of Research Margareta Dovgal weighs in on recent trends in forestry, mining, and oil and gas in BC – and where careful observers may spot the emerging desire to get things built.
Posted by Margareta Dovgal | January 21, 2022 1:33 PM
In this bonus episode of Resource Works' Cause & Affect podcast, co-hosts Stewart Muir and Margareta Dovgal hear from experts ranging from Jean Charest to Aaron Gunn on their advice for the federal government.
Posted by Resource Works | January 17, 2022 11:20 AM
The cost of adapting to climate change will be staggering. How can Northern communities already struggling with poverty and inadequate infrastructure rebuild and attract investment? Oscar Judelson-Kelly weighs in.
Posted by Oscar Judelson-Kelly | January 03, 2022 12:25 PM
In Episode 8 of Resource Works' Cause & Affect podcast, co-hosts Stewart Muir and Margareta Dovgal chat with Derek Evans about efforts to decarbonize the Oilsands, innovation, and the future of Alberta's energy economy.
Posted by Resource Works | December 16, 2021 11:00 AM
In Episode 7 of Resource Works' Cause & Affect podcast, co-hosts Stewart Muir and Margareta Dovgal chat with Dr. Heather Exner-Pirot about Indigenous energy opportunities, industry relationships, and Canada's Arctic.
Posted by Resource Works | December 08, 2021 8:21 AM
For more than a year, a small band of protesters has tried to force an abrupt change of direction in British Columbia's forest policy. After burning through public resources to stage illegal antics in the forest near Fairy Creek, the blockaders are turning to potentially lethal tactics that place workers, first responders, and themselves in physical danger.
Posted by Resource Works | September 27, 2021 7:07 PM
The large cedar tree, located near a major forestry road west of Victoria, B.C., was affectionately dubbed Grandfather Tree by individuals trying to block access to a large swathe of the working forest. Stewart Muir provides the facts.
Posted by Stewart Muir | September 10, 2021 10:34 AM
At Resource Works, we're always looking to uncover the facts about complex and challenging science issues. What we have discovered about the vigorously debated issue of old growth forests in British Columbia might come as a surprise. Stewart Muir provides an update.