Letters to the Editor

Green is good

The race is on to supply Asia with liquefied natural gas (LNG), a cleaner, less carbon-intensive alternative to coal for generating electricity.

As a major natural gas producer, B.C. is well-positioned to be a major competitor in the LNG race. And it’s a race we can’t afford to lose because LNG exports to Asia have become the cornerstone of the province’s economic development.

Although B.C.’s abundance of cheap natural gas might, on the surface, seem like a death knell for renewable energy development, quite the opposite seems to be true.  B.C.’s renewable green energy abundance is turning out to be the edge B.C. has over other LNG competitors because it gives B.C. a way to liquefy natural gas with the lowest overall GHG content possible.

Getting Asia off coal is a good thing, and so is developing B.C.’s renewable green energy resources.

 

Yolanda Lora Vilchis, Surrey

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

COLUMN: Dianne Watts slams TransLink
 
Dianne Watts on a new track, running for federal Conservative nomination
 
Police issue warning after teen killed in random attack
Teachers don’t see a victory
 
EDITORIAL: A look back on 25 years
 
COLUMN: Anvil Centre will infuse Downtown with energy
Sometimes best laid plans just that
 
Chaos and municipal elections
 
Ingrid Rice

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 18 edition online now. Browse the archives.