The 2023-24 provincial budget has been largely negative from leading environmental voices in British Columbia. BC Green Party Leader Sonia Furstenau said the budget does not address pressing environmental issues. “Climate change is largely attributable to emergency spending, and I think that’s a worrying sign for the government,” Furstenau said in his weekly media interview on Wednesday (March 1). While the government has pledged nearly $1.4 billion over three years to a “clean and sustainable…"B.C.’s 2023 budget not addressing the urgency of environmental issues: Furstenau"
Urgency of climate change motivated local MP Elizabeth May in Green Party leadership race
Local MP Elizabeth May says she won’t be leader of the federal Green Party again if she doesn’t think the climate crisis is imminent. “If I felt the government or the opposition understood the urgency of the climate crisis, I wouldn’t be doing it,” she said in an interview with Black Press Media on Monday. She later said that as a leader, she had a greater voice when talking about climate issues. “I’ve had the…"Urgency of climate change motivated local MP Elizabeth May in Green Party leadership race"