host picture

Victoria Film Festival and the future of natural gas energy in B.C.

The Victoria Film Festival is on until February 12. The city is buzzing with documentary and independent films, music and, of course, a couple of celebrities. John Threlfall, a freelance arts reporter, tells us what to look for in the days to come.

 

Reducing power reserves to sell natural gas -- B.C. premier Christy Clarke has changed B.C.'s goals for power self-sufficiency in order to push ahead with three liquid natural gas plants. John Axsen, assistant professor of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University, discusses the environmental risks. Terry Lake, B.C.'s Minister of the Environment, explains the government's perspective.

 

Download Flash Player to view this content.

Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Submission Policy

Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.