Flying Elephants and Travel Emissions – Part 3

Flying Elephants and Travel Emissions – Part 3

In Part 1 of this theme, we made a case for using the recent slowdown in long-haul travel to explore how to tackle visitor travel emissions. In Part 2, we explored the imperative for low carbon travel, industry targets, what low carbon travel might look like, and the...
The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room Flying Elephants and Travel Emissions Part 2: In our last newsletter, we made a case for using the recent slowdown in long haul travel to explore how to tackle visitor travel emissions. With vaccination plans rolling out and news that in...
Flying Elephants and Travel Emissions

Flying Elephants and Travel Emissions

WCS Engagement + Planning’s recent work to support the “Big Moves” climate action initiatives in Squamish and Whistler highlights the importance of understanding and addressing travel emissions. While this “elephant in the room” of Whistler’s tourism based economy and...
Why declare a climate emergency?

Why declare a climate emergency?

And, what comes next?The years 2019 and 2020 may be long remembered as the turning point for municipal climate action in Canada. In 2019 alone, over 300 communities across Canada declared climate emergencies, spurred on by the IPCC special report on the impacts of...