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Monday, January 11, 2021

The Coal Controversy in Our Province



There has been a lot of debate about coal mining in Alberta as of late. Here are some blog posts that is very thought provoking:

https://wildsight.ca/blog/2020/06/01/do-we-really-need-steelmaking-coal/

https://www.calgarysflyshop.com/blogs/news/s-o-s-save-our-slopes?fbclid=IwAR3RGNAKnW2-A2_6bGbYXgXyY5b8dlN4YtefTdAMaYgr4LipAm7V-RHCOGY

Here is an article from Outdoor Canada that also addresses the controversy from a watershed perspective:

https://www.outdoorcanada.ca/troutorcoal/?fbclid=IwAR1Huv4Sh37Nd9CHDyToSsNfMdhwR2LuqE4FZVEcVB8fhJJMHp9t8hc1vKs

Take the time to add your name to the petition to stop these coal mines right here:

https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-2912&fbclid=IwAR3izy0U9ar9hpqjsfGxrAZtNM1axCr9_v9spR1b0_cHLrCJD9YeanCcaPA

Michael Short from Let's Go Outdoors had a conversation with Robin Campbell who is the President of the Coal Association of Canada. It is well worth a listen!



Here is another perspective to take a look at!



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