May 03, 2017

Green energy scare tactics: Mayor Robertson’s natural gas ban reveals BC NDP roots

Holly NicholasRebel Commentator

Vancouver provides a good example of what life would look like in all of British Columbia under a BC NDP provincial government. 

Mayor Gregor Robertson and council want the city to be the greenest in the world by 2020 and they’ll stop at nothing to get there – even if it makes citizens poorer and doesn’t significantly reduce emissions.

They’ll be instituting a ban on natural gas in new buildings as of May 1st of this year and also oppose pipeline projects like Trans Mountain.

Those who think like Robertson oppose pipelines and other projects that could provide the very fuel - natural gas - that would reduce China’s coal emissions by up to 50% having more of an impact than banning natural gas in Vancouver.

Switching to natural gas from coal helped the U.S. reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Add in the benefits natural gas development would bring to the entire Canadian economy, and it’s a no-brainer to get these projects up and running.

Besides, what’s going to replace natural gas? Likely hydro, except Council won’t endorse Site C either, which would add more hydro to the grid in anticipation of an uptick in usage now that new builds can't use natural gas.

Councillor Andrea Reimer has publicly opposed both LNG and Site C, so what’s it going to be? Clean energy from Site C or LNG that will help reduce emissions for the world’s largest polluter? Both are good options but Vancouver City Council can’t get their story straight.

Gregor Robertson was an NDP MLA and they’re all intertwined in a tangled web that’s difficult to unravel.

Make no mistake, Mayor Robertson’s goals are also the goals of the BC NDP. He was, and is, one of them.

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commented 2017-05-04 11:26:06 -0400
“Ron Rosmer commented 11 hours ago
These mental midgets. In the Dec 2016 issue of Scientific America it was stated that methane gas is 33x more potent than co2, whereas in June 2016 issue of Cdn Geographic the number was 25×. Methane is the main component of natural gas and when natural gas burns the byproducts are water and co2. This means burning natural gas reduces the greenhouse gas impact by 97%, a good thing ! "

Methane’s only a GHG when it’s atmospheric, since that’s where the infrared absorption occurs. Not burning it at all reduces GHG emissions 100%.
commented 2017-05-04 04:17:26 -0400
The obvious challenge for Mayor Moonbeam then is to explain how the third largest city in Canada is going to “power” itself with no Site C dam, no natural gas, no oil, no coal, no nuclear, nor any combination of the above… Since it rains there for days at a time, solar is out as a reliable source… Bummer… What then?… Windfarms in Stanley Park?… Windfarms on English Bay?… (Oops; that would spoil Saint Fruit Fly’s view of the bay).. Or are surrounding communities expected to put up windfarms to feed City Hall on Cambie Street?… Now if only Mayor Moonbeam had access to those nifty "dilithium crystals " on Star Trek’s Enterprise, eh?
commented 2017-05-04 04:06:22 -0400
Keep giving the news, Holly.
commented 2017-05-03 23:56:02 -0400
These mental midgets. In the Dec 2016 issue of Scientific America it was stated that methane gas is 33x more potent than co2, whereas in June 2016 issue of Cdn Geographic the number was 25×. Methane is the main component of natural gas and when natural gas burns the byproducts are water and co2. This means burning natural gas reduces the greenhouse gas impact by 97%, a good thing !
commented 2017-05-03 14:51:05 -0400
None of these corrupt politicians want to fight climate change. Once they have killed the oil and gas industry in Canada, the Soros evil with his friends will buy it for nothing, control the supply in N-A and charge an insane price for it. And we, Canadians, will have paid their enrichment from our own pockets and will be more dependant on those billionaires. This is how Soros made his fortune, he is a financial speculator who creates chaos in the countries he has been, buy its assets for nothing, then sell them later at enormous profits, while the population is impoverished. Climate change is an enormous fraud because it is all about money and power of the elite.
commented 2017-05-03 12:40:57 -0400
@ Gerry Fladager commented 6 mins ago
This mayor is a G.Soros moonbeam.

- the Tides Foundation receives funding from G. Soros. The brother to the devil himself & sister to Nancy Pelosi & Hillary Clintoon.
commented 2017-05-03 12:32:02 -0400
This mayor is a G.Soros moonbeam.
commented 2017-05-03 12:28:38 -0400
Seems to me that these loonies are the same ones addressing the majority of us as “privileged” white supremacists, racist, sewer rats & Deplorables – really the PRIVILEGED ones?! As in Venezuela, it’s all these political Libtarded lunatics who have “insured” the privilege of surviving.
Well now … don’t ya think it’s time we starve them out!! – these people have no sane idea of survival other than by our blood & sweat.
…pay close attention to the desperation of the masses in Venezuela – who have allowed these lunatics to reign over us peons – slaves to a lunatical privileged ideology.
Bolshevik fascists have always been the minority trying to enslave the majority – to tolerate this enslavement is pure suicide!
The sooner we, the Majority remove these lunatics from our society – the sooner our lives will return to acceptable levels of sanity.
commented 2017-05-03 11:44:14 -0400
How about Vancouverites ban Gregor Robertson? And while they are at it, why don’t they ban the NDP?

Can we ship there greenie communist lovers to Venezuela or some other communist dictatorship?

They really are a gaggle of nitwits.
commented 2017-05-03 11:08:04 -0400
well said Liza Rosie .
commented 2017-05-03 11:06:54 -0400
Completely socializing BC with the re-entrance of the NDP is another (big) step towards hobbling the entire country, right you are Deborah.
commented 2017-05-03 10:49:19 -0400
Remember junior ran to BC as soon as he was placed in our parliament. This attack is to ensure Canadians are not able to trade.
commented 2017-05-03 10:35:42 -0400
Typical stupidity of arrogantly insane lunatics!
Lloyd – those people you speak of are the same types who voted for this Marxist regime now destroying Alberta. 85+% of Nutley’s supporters lived in Alberta for less than 13 years – here only to exploit the oil & gas industry which Albertans built. When they have exhausted the viable opportunities here in Alberta – like locusts they move on to rape & pillage another weak-minded area of the planet.
It’s about time all those complacent Conservatives get off their fat asses & kick this scourge of lunatics out – forever!! In actuality they need to be jailed for this climate fraud!!!
commented 2017-05-03 10:35:37 -0400
correction: Horgan not Hogan, although he does look a little like a big brutish thug.
commented 2017-05-03 10:07:01 -0400
Think of where your mind would have to go to get to thinking that was a logical and prudent idea? Robertson is the worst kind of communist puppet. He doesn’t even understand what he is preaching. What is their incentive . money, power,and what kind of mutated conscience must these people possess to inflict such nonsense on its citizens? They have to know the repercussions.

Someone please explain to me what an ‘organic’ natural gas source is? Cow farts? A new technology to sequester all the hot air produced by the nut cases who come up with this insanity?

Natural gas is a clean energy. It is a valuable Canadian resource. Canada is a resource rich nation. Our resources are there to be utilized, not kept in the ground. I am proud and grateful for them. The left want us to be ashamed of them. I guess our resource ‘privilege’ is showing.

What can you expect from a town which banned doorknobs, and brags about the likes of their infamous resident, fruit fly guy.

Don’t forget that John Hogan was instrumental in the last NDP take down of this province. Remember when we all had to move to Alberta for work? Vote NDP and all the ‘producers’ will vanish. What are ya gonna do NDP when you’ve spent everyone’s money?

Gotta vote Liberal. Right you are LLoyd!
commented 2017-05-03 09:39:27 -0400
thanks HOLLY
I know people in the interior bc , that are total leftards , but get this , their children and grand children work , or have been working in Alberta, in the energy sector,
But they still virtue signal every chance they get in their own little circles

Albertans and British Columbians are interracially joined at the hip ! SO IF YOU DONT WANT BC TO BE DESTROYED! ! , LIKE ALBERTA HAS BEEN , THEN YOUR ONLY CHOICE IS TO VOTE FOR THE BC LIBERALS