Oil and Gas in British Columbia: 10 Steps to Responsible Development
Climate solutions, Environmental rights decarbonization, climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, fossil fuels, industry, energy, policy and regulation, Indigenous Peoples, economics, land use, conservation, British Columbia
Despite their negative impacts, oil and gas are still a part of today’s economy. Impacts of production must be mitigated to limit the extensive damage that is affecting lands and people in B.C. This report concentrates on the impacts of land-based oil and gas development, rather than offshore impacts, and presents a 10-point mitigation plan. Adoption of each of these 10 points is essential for B.C. to be on a path toward responsible development.