I am writing this letter to urge our government outright reject Teck Frontier tarsands mine application.
We must begin now our transition to less carbon intensive dependent economy.
We have less than 10 years to limit expected climate catastrophe and must drastically cut our carbo emissions.
The time for climate action is now!
It is also well known that this mine would result in significant adverse impacts and effects on Indigenous sovereignty and rights, and irreversible environmental damage.
It’s high time our government acted on their own proclamation declaring that we are now in a climate emergency, and this is certainly not the time to significantly expand tarsands operations.
Mike Gildersleeve, Mission
(a former provincial political candidate in this riding)
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