A frequent question to candidates for all levels of government office is, “What is your plan for dealing with climate change?” In this post I’ll address the problem of climate action vs. equity. As we all know, the climate is a global system, and insofar as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from humans influence the climate, […]
How We Can Deal with Traffic
North Vancouver has become infamous for our horrendous afternoon traffic. I see 4 major causes: 1) Natural geography As we all know, the north shore is made up of mountains, valleys, and creeks. The creeks, which run north to south, meaning that east-west traffic must cross bridges. These bridges then become choke points. And of […]
Public or Private? Can’t Be Both.
When it comes to local amenities like parks, we’re used to having them be public. This means both that they are open to everyone, and that they are paid for through taxes. We’re fortunate to have many excellent parks in the District of North Vancouver, offering residents and visitors alike access to nature, open spaces, […]