BC First Nations are poised to lead the renewable energy transition

These are exciting times in British Columbia for those interested in building sustainable, just and climate-friendly energy systems. The recent change in government could mean a shift away from a corporate agenda driven by the needs of a massively energy-intensive fracking and LNG industry towards one that prioritizes action on climate change, First Nations’ self-determination and community-scale economic development. Indeed, First Nations-led renewable energy generation offers a promising path forward for each of these. 

Commentary by Karena Shaw, Dana Cook, Eryn Fitzgerald, and Judith (Kekinusuqs) Sayers.

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