Monthly Archives: July 2009

Natural gas-massive tax breaks or putting on the brakes

In the US the senate is proposing massive tax breaks for users of natural gas as a transportation fuel. In British Columbia there is a carbon tax on natural gas to encourage a shift to renewable energy. In the US … Continue reading

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Big Gas in B.C.

The Horn River Basin in northeastern B.C. is proving to be a major natural gas find. This must be frustrating to the government of B.C. who are trying to discourage the use of natural gas because it is a fossil … Continue reading

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Natural gas and energy independence

See the Picken’s plan video on natural gas.   http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid1632654798?bctid=28535103001

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Biochar is win,win,win

It’s a win for sequestering carbon in the soil for thousands of years. When plants take up CO2 for plant growth and then the plant matter is heated to drive off gases the carbon is locked in the charcoal that … Continue reading

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Airlines – keeping the CO2 tax hounds at bay

The airlines are prime targets for a CO2 tax so they have taken steps years ago to develop renewable bio-fuels. They will be successful because they have worked together as a team along with plane and jet engine manufacturers. Tax … Continue reading

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