[bc-can] West Coast Climate Action Network News #28, Friday November 19, 2021





News #28 Friday, November 19th, 2021 Our new website: www.westcoastclimateaction.ca Please forward this to all members of your climate action groups
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Stories from the Deluge From The Tyee: We’re collecting accounts of flood survival from Tyee readers and the wider public. Keep checking here for updates. Have a story? Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . https://thetyee.ca/News/2021/11/17/Stories-From-Deluge/
‘A tipping point’: how poor forestry fuels floods and fires in western Canada From The Guardian: Clearcutting worsens heavy rain events but selective logging is needed to limit wildfire threat, experts say. “We know the outcome when you log steep slopes … You reach sort of a tipping point, where the forest is no longer able to provide that moderating service of controlling flow of water.” https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/nov/16/canada-floods-fires-logging-british-columbia
Coquihalla 2021 High Water Washout The Coquihalla highway and area suffers major washouts in the 2021 November rain storm. The river has no mercy as it take trees, bridges, roads, a motor home and car. " target="_blank">
Devastation in B.C.: Massive Flooding Disrupts Supply Chains, Plunges Communities into Chaos From The Energy Mix: Urging “every city in every part of B.C.” to become “much better prepared,” Weber added, “This can’t continue this way, whether it’s fires or floods. We can’t continue this way.” https://www.theenergymix.com/2021/11/18/devastation-in-b-c-massive-flooding-disrupts-supply-chains-plunges-communities-into-chaos /
Resistance: Wet’suwet’en

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