Climate Change

Take action to reduce the crisis of climate change

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100% Renewable Kootenays

Clean energy, green jobs, healthy communities. We need West Kootenay communities to join the global movement and phase out fossil fuels and transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050. EcoSociety works will grassroots, community leaders and businesses and local governments to get to 100% renewable energy.

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Holding Fossil Fuel Companies Accountable

Forest fires, droughts, and landslides are natural events, but the frequency and severity are increasing drastically due to climate change. Right now, communities are being forced to foot the bill, but that’s not fair. We are reclaiming the legal power to hold the fossil fuel industry accountable in partnership with West Coast Environmental Law.

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Conservation

Preserve wild places, ecosystems, air and water for future generations

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Stop Unregulated Private Logging

Poor logging practices will still negatively impact the forest ecosystem regardless if it’s done on public or private lands. But the province is not regulating logging on private lands. In the current provisions, private land owners can log their land without even the most basic standards of environmental stewardship.

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Keep Jumbo Wild

Qat’muk is the name of the lands of the Ktunaxa Nation. It includes the area of the Jumbo Valley. For over 26 years Kootenay residents have been fighting to keep Qat’muk free from industrial development from the proposed Jumbo Glacier Resort. It is the largest tract of non-roaded wilderness in Southern BC and home to the Grizzly Bear spirit.

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Kokanee Creek Nature Centre

Since 2011, EcoSociety has operated the Kokanee Creek Nature Centre and its education programs at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park from June to September. In 2019, EcoSociety will pass the Nature Centre to Kokanee Creek Nature Centre Society to operate.

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Food Sustainability

Promote sustainable local food systems

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Nelson Farmers’ Markets

Connecting local farmers, artisans, and producers within 150 km of Nelson to local residents, our Nelson farmers’ markets are building greater food resiliency in the West Kootenays while lowering carbon pollution from food transportation and boosting the local economy.

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