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The release of carbon dioxide from the burning of coal mined in B.C. is roughly equal to all other sources of greenhouse gases in BC. And its impact on world-wide climate change events for all of us is a more severe problem than any local environmental impacts from water pollution or dust or traffic.
Not a popular sentiment in coal-mining towns, but true. The vast consensus from science is that global warming will have severe social and economic impacts on our children’s lives.