The Yukon NDP’s Energy, Mines and Resources Critic, Mayo—Tatchun MLA Jim Tredger, wrote the following open letter regarding the Yukon government’s role in building a local renewable energy industry:Read more
I recently read an article pointing out that on for several hours on Sunday morning, 90% of Germany's electricity was provided through renewable energy sources. At one point, there was so much on the grid that pricing was actually measured in negative kilowatt hours: for several hours, Germany was paying its citizens to consume!Read more
This weekend, Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski responded to the United States Government’s awarding of drilling leases in the Beaufort Sea, an area on Yukon’s North Slope with a long-standing Canada-U.S. border dispute:
At this point there isn't an appetite for such drilling offshore and for the Americans to be putting leases in what we feel is Canadian jurisdiction, at a time when there's still so much uncertainty around the safety of offshore drilling, this is a real issue.
The Yukon NDP Official Opposition caucus has raised issues on behalf of Yukoners that show a widespread desire for change in Yukon as the territory heads into an election year.Read more
Yukon NDP MLA Jim Tredger asked the following question in the Yukon legislature regarding the Ddhaw Ghro Habitat Protection Plan on Tuesday, 24 November 2015.Read more