Civil disobedience highlights climate impact of coal export strategy

While debate rages about the Enbridge pipeline, the costs and benefits for BC, and the impact on climate change, BC is steadily increasing its exports of coal, both from domestic and American mines.
In this column for the latest issue of Business in Vancouver, I report on a little-noticed campaign of civil disobedience against the exports, including the arrest of Marc Jaccard, once a key climate advisor to Premier Gordon Campbell.