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[8 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | 48,303 views]
Harmonica Whiz Miles Howe Begins Electric Bike Ride Across Canada eZee Bike Canada is proud to sponsor musician Miles Howe as he cycles across Canada on his eZee Torq electric bike> Miles will be spreading the word on sustainable transportation and providing great musical entertainment along the way.

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[3 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 25,836 views]
BC – We’re Just a Bunch of Gas Guzzling Idiots A recent study by the Seattle-based Sightline Institute shows that in 2009 British Columbia binged on fuel consumption. Per capita gas consumption rose by 10% - the highest year-over-year consumption increase in the last 30 years. Rationalize this in any way you want, it just shows that British Columbians, by and large, just don't seem to give a damn about the environment and conservation. The economy goes into a bit of a dive, gas prices get cheap, and we just give up on more fuel efficient means of transportation.

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[2 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 9,247 views]
Is green mass transit a big myth? The environmental benefits of mass transit may not be as obvious as they appear to be. Modes of transportation such as scooters and electric bicycles can be an integral part of the sustainable transportation equation.

Environmental Issues, General »

[15 Dec 2009 | 3 Comments | 58,614 views]
Scooter Pollution vs. Car Pollution – The Big Picture "Scooter Pollute More than Cars" - This statement is often cited and repeated but is completely erroneous. This article explains why.

Environmental Issues, Headline, Regulatory Issues »

[8 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 4,625 views]
Carbon Credits and Carbon Trading – The New Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction Carbon credits are poised to become a huge industry. The underpinnings of these new derivatives are badly flawed and virtually impossible to audit. Who will the beneficiaries of carbon credits really be? As it stands now, some major investors, traders, and financial institutions are poised to make huge profits with very little long run benefit to the environment.